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THE WEEKLY JOURNAL - VOLUME 11, ISSUE 19 - MAY 11TH 2005
 
The Political Fallout
You have read all the headlines and seen all the evidence presented both by BAR and the FIA in the legal case that ended with the Honda-powered team absent from the Spanish Grand Prix. But why has the affair not ended there and then, when BAR packed their bags and left Barcelona? And how did the affair affect the rest of the paddock? Tony Dodgins returns from the Circuit de Catalunya with some insight and some answers
BY TONY DODGINS
If it Ain't Broke
Despite a dominant performance by McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen in Spain, Fernando Alonso left his country with a stronger Championship lead as he continued with his run of consecutive podiums. Richard Barnes reviews Alonso's situation and analyses why the Spaniard will be tough to beat
BY RICHARD BARNES
  Test Tracks or HQs
FIA president Max Mosley openly criticised McLaren for having spent so much money on building a state-of-the-art headquarters rather than build their own test track. After visiting McLaren's Technology Centre, Karl Ludvigsen ponders just how important a private circuit really is in this day and age
BY KARL LUDVIGSEN
Spanish GP Review
Fernando Alonso was unable to continue with his winning streak, as a dominant Kimi Raikkonen gave McLaren their first win of the season while Ferrari continued to struggle and Toyota to shine. Will Gray reviews the events and results from round five of 2005
BY WILL GRAY
  Spain Tech Review
Fewer cars doesn't mean fewer technical evolutions. Technical writer Craig Scarborough looks at the technical issues surrounding BAR's expulsion from last week's Spanish GP, along with a review of solutions brought to Barcelona by the remaining nine teams
BY CRAIG SCARBOROUGH
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  • 2005 Charts Center
    By Michele Lostia
  • 2005 SuperStats
    By David Wright
  • The Race in Action
    By Marcel Borsboom
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