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  • F1 Business Diary 2015: the British Grand Prix

    06 July 2015 | Analysis

    A decisive call by Lewis Hamilton in the wet saw the Brit make the headlines at Silverstone, while the talk centered on engine freezes and refuelling in the race build up.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Brazilian Grand Prix

    10 November 2014 | Analysis

    The Brazilian Grand Prix was won by Nico Rosberg, setting up what is certain to be a dramatic showdown for the world championship in Abu Dhabi. Wider questions about Formula One’s finances and commercial structure will, however, continue long after the last laps have been raced in 2014.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Singapore Grand Prix

    22 September 2014 | Analysis

    The Singapore Grand Prix delivered another twist in this year’s thrilling, all-Mercedes battle for the Formula One world championship, on a weekend when Formula One shuffled closer towards the 21st century.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Italian Grand Prix

    08 September 2014 | Analysis

    Monza has a habit of throwing up major business lines and during the 2014 Italian Grand Prix weekend the talk was of resignations as much as results.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Belgian Grand Prix

    26 August 2014 | Analysis

    Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix was a dramatic affair and the clash between world title contenders Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, and the explosive aftermath, shone an uncomfortable spotlight on the Mercedes team’s senior leadership.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Hungarian Grand Prix

    28 July 2014 | Analysis

    The Hungarian Grand Prix, the final race before Formula One’s four week summer break, was a thrilling contest, which made something of a mockery of a meeting a day earlier to discuss ideas to ‘improve the show’.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Canadian Grand Prix

    09 June 2014 | Analysis

    The Canadian Grand Prix was a frenetic affair, which ended with a popular new winner. But as Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo became the 105th different man to win a Formula One world championship race, there were plenty of business talking points to mull over.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Monaco Grand Prix

    27 May 2014 | Analysis

    The Monaco Grand Prix remains probably the only place where Justin Bieber taking a 'selfie' with Bernie Ecclestone barely raises an eyebrow. SportsPro takes a team-by-team look at the marketing efforts around Formula One's most famous race.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Spanish Grand Prix

    12 May 2014 | Analysis

    Mercedes utterly dominated the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, with Lewis Hamilton recording his fourth successive victory to wrestle the championship lead from team-mate Nico Rosberg at the first European event of the year.

  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Chinese Grand Prix

    22 April 2014 | Analysis

    Formula One reconvened in China for the 11th race in Shanghai on Sunday, with the sport still to make major commercial inroads in the country.

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