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THE WEEKLY JOURNAL - VOLUME 11, ISSUE 26 - JUN 29TH 2005
 
The Silent Witness
After getting all the flack for Ferrari's slump in form in the first races of the 2005 season, you wouldn't begrudge Bridgestone if they were to, say, gloat at the painful downfall of their competitor Michelin in the US Grand Prix last week. But that wouldn't be Bridgestone's style. The quiet, rather low key Japanese company has done everything to steer clear of the latest controversy, and in an interview with Will Gray, following the events at Indianapolis, the company's head of tyre development, Hirohide Hamashima, expresses his sympathy and sadness for the recent events. In an exclusive interview with Autosport-Atlas, he talks about Ferrari's tyre development, competition in F1, their return to form, and more
BY WILL GRAY
Last Tango in Paris
As the team principals exited the World Motor Sport Coucil meeting, there was genuine fear for the immediate existence of the sport. A few hours later, as the verdict and reactions transpired, we were assured of still having a Championship. Well, for now anyway... Tony Dodgins analyses the outcome of the Paris hearing
BY TONY DODGINS
  Halfway Tech Review
Setting all dramas aside, there is still a Championship running this year, and the French Grand Prix will mark the midway point of the 2005 season. Craig Scarborough takes a look at the technical challenges the teams have faced in the first half of the year and what innovations features on the cars in the first eight races of the season
BY CRAIG SCARBOROUGH
French GP Preview
The 2005 season reaches its halfway point at the French GP, amid a wave of controversy and with all hoping to see a real race for a change. Tom Keeble previews the upcoming event and rates the teams' chances of success, ahead of the tenth round of the year
BY TOM KEEBLE
  France Facts & Stats
What landmark will Magny-Cours commemorate this year? Why do Renault's chances look better in France? Which milestone was set in Magny-Cours 13 years ago, and what happened 23 years ago this week? Marcel Schot brings the answers and more anecdotes
BY MARCEL SCHOT
 
Bookworm Critique
So what did our resident bookworm think of Alan Henry's unauthorised biography of Jenson Button? In fact, he can't wait to tell us all about it!
BY MARK GLENDENNING
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