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Belgian Grand Prix
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps
31, 01, 02 September 2012
Length of lap: 7.004 km (4.352 mi)
Total number of race laps: 44
Race length: 308.052 km (191.410 mi)
Most wins (constructors): Ferrari (16)
Fastest lap 2011: Mark Webber Red Bull 1:49.883

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Hungarian Grand Prix

Hungaroring Circuit

1 Lewis Hamilton McLaren
2 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus
3 Romain Grosjean Lotus
Fastest Lap
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:24.136
Pole Position
Lewis Hamilton McLaren 1:20.953

2011 Cars images

Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO)
Michael Schumacher, Mercedes MGP W02
Spanish GP, Catalunya Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011 (Photo 1920x1280)
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit - Race. F1 image 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Lewis Hamilton & Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-25
Turkish GP, Istanbul Park Circuit
Formula 1 image 2011
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race. F1 wallpaper 2011 (HD PHOTO 1920x1280)
Fernando Alonso. Ferrari 150° Italia
Chinese GP, Shanghai International Circuit - Race.
Formula 1 image 2011

Mexican tycoon tipped to save Honda

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is emerging as the leading player in negotiations aimed at saving the Honda Racing team from closure.
Slim, a telecommunications magnate ranked as one of the worlds three richest men along with investor Warren Buffett and Microsofts Bill Gates, is reportedly considering buying the embattled F1 outfit after visiting its Brackley factory just before Christmas.

Honda Racing bosses Nick Fry and Ross Brawn have been working on finding a buyer for the team since the Japanese car manufacturer decided to pull the plug on its F1 operation in early December, citing a slump in sales precipitated by the global economic downturn.

Italian newspaper La Stampa reported on Saturday that Slim was poised to rescue the team having agreed the broad terms of a buyout deal.

However few details were forthcoming and it is thought that negotiations will continue into early January, with Fry having previously indicated interest from up to three other potential investors.

The Slim deal would reportedly involve Jenson Button continuing to drive for the team, but veteran Rubens Barrichello being replaced by GP2 star Bruno Senna, who impressed during Hondas driver evaluation exercise in November.

Senna, nephew of the late triple world champion Ayrton, is sponsored by Embratel, a Brazilian subsidiary of Slims telecommunications company Telmex.

Button signed a new deal with the team shortly before Honda Japan dropped its bombshell and has been left facing an uncertain future.

Although he has been given permission to seek a drive elsewhere, there are few vacant seats and the 28-year-old Briton has pledged to remain loyal to his current team until its future is resolved.

While on-track activities have been cancelled and engine production has ceased, Honda has been continuing with development of the 2009 car to bolster the teams attractiveness to prospective buyers as a ‘turn-key operation with full constructor facilities and a ready-to-go 2009 package.


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2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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