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THE WEEKLY JOURNAL - VOLUME 11, ISSUE 37 - SEP 14TH 2005
 
A Lot of Red Bull
Within less than ten months, Austrian energy drinks company Red Bull purchased its second Formula One team - now owning, effectively, a fifth of the sport's entries. But the implications of the Minardi buyout extend beyond a mere changing of ownership and raise several curiosities for the future: what will happen to Minardi's Faenza employees? How will the drivers market be affected? Which engine will each team be using? And what of that extra political vote? Adam Cooper analyses Red Bull's F1 expansion
BY ADAM COOPER
Brazilian Connection
Sunday's Belgian GP was an incident-filled race. It was also the first wet race since the 2003 Brazilian GP and, in many ways, both events were similar. Richard Barnes analyses the similarities of two races separated by over two years
BY RICHARD BARNES
  The Intermediate Stage
The Belgian GP was a fascinating affair for those who take interest in the art of strategy, and many experienced F1 teams got it wrong. Adam Cooper analyses the decisions taken throughout the race, and how it affected the outcome
BY ADAM COOPER
Belgian GP Review
The pattern from the last races seemed to repeat again in Belgium, with McLaren dominating the weekend only to see Fernando Alonso edge closer to the title. Will Gray reviews the events and results from round sixteenth
BY WILL GRAY
  Technical Analysis
Monza's demanding speeds and Spa's unpredictable weather presented unique challenges to the Formula One technical staff. Craig Scarborough analyses the cars' performance in the final two races in Europe
BY CRAIG SCARBOROUGH
 
  • Lap Chart (Positions)
  • Lap Chart (Gaps)
  • Race Lap Times (H)
  • Race Lap Times (V)
  • 2005 Charts Center
    By Michele Lostia
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  • 2005 SuperStats
    By David Wright
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  • The Race in Action
    By Marcel Borsboom
  •   ASK NIGEL
    Which GP2 drivers impressed the most?

    Why not simply cancel qualifying?

    Could it be that Ferrari were asked to slow down?

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