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Dennis Philosophical after No Title

McLaren boss Ron Dennis cursed his team's bad luck after Renault beat them to the Formula One constructors' title on Sunday

Briatore: Renault Showed McLaren

Renault's Formula One title double has put rivals McLaren firmly in their place, Renault team boss Flavio Briatore said on Sunday

Barrichello: Honda can Make me Champion

Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello says his switch to Honda next year can bring him the Formula One world title

I Won't Change My Style, Says Sato

Takuma Sato said he would not change his aggressive approach to racing in his BAR farewell on Sunday despite being punished for dangerous driving last week

Alonso: I Beat Kimi in a Slower Car

Renault's Fernando Alonso said on Friday he had nothing to prove after winning this year's world title in Formula One's second quickest car

Schumacher still Hungry for Success

Seven-times World Champion Michael Schumacher said on Thursday that his competitive instinct was as sharp as ever despite a disappointing year

Alonso: Constructors' Title Not Crucial

Renault's new World Champion Fernando Alonso said on Thursday that losing the constructors' crown would not dampen his 'perfect season.'

Button Still Winless after 99 Races

Jenson Button's hopes of a first Grand Prix victory in 99 starts ended in bitter disappointment as the Briton finished fifth in Japan on Sunday

Webber Accuses Coulthard of False Start

Australian Mark Webber called on Formula One to monitor race starts more closely after accusing Red Bull's David Coulthard of jumping the gun at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix

Toyota Boss Blasts 'Reckless' Sato

Japan's Takuma Sato was branded a 'reckless' driver by Toyota team boss Tsutomu Tomita on Sunday after Sato's Suzuka farewell for BAR turned into a nightmare

Montoya: Villeneuve Cost McLaren 1-2

Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya angrily accused Jacques Villeneuve of shoving him out of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, potentially costing McLaren the constructors' title

Sato has Sights on Big Send-Off

Takuma Sato wants to go out in a blaze of glory after qualifying on the third row for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, his last at Suzuka for BAR

Toyota have 'Dream Chance' in Japan

Toyota have a dream chance of a first Formula One victory after securing pole for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, team principal Tsutomu Tomita said

Grapevine: Dennis Rubbishes Kimi Ferrari Link

McLaren's team boss Ron Dennis on Saturday dismissed talk that Kimi Raikkonen could be on his way to Ferrari at the end of the 2006 Formula One season

Button: Honda Buyout can Help Win Title

Jenson Button said on Friday that Honda's takeover of the BAR Formula One team will boost his chances of challenging for the world title in 2006

Preview: Loeb Looks to Finish Job

Citroen's Sebastien Loeb will try to block out recent tragedy as he bids to secure his second world title at the Rally of Japan, which begins on Friday

Honda Confused and Hurt by BAR Ban

BAR's co-owners Honda said they were confused and hurt by the decision to ban the Formula One team for two races

Stewards Warn Fisichella over Crash

Italian Giancarlo Fisichella was warned about his future conduct by race stewards after a shuddering collision with Australia's Mark Webber at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix

Briatore: Renault in a Different Class

Renault boss Flavio Briatore boasted that his French team were in a class of their own after Fernando Alonso's smooth victory in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix

Schumacher Eager to Get New Ferrari

Michael Schumacher believes the new Ferrari can not debut soon enough after the Formula One champions' latest troubles at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix

GPDA Happy Schumacher Apologised

Members of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association expressed their delight after the incident between Michael Schumacher and Nick Heidfeld in Australia was put behind following an apology from the World Champion

Coulthard: Mixed Feelings over Record

David Coulthard will become the highest British points scorer in Formula One history if he can take three points in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix

Renault Thriving on Pressure

Still buzzing after the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Renault are thriving on the pressure to repeat their success in Malaysia

DC: Schumacher Push Request Risky

Michael Schumacher's request for a push after being shunted off at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix could have put marshals and drivers at risk, David Coulthard said on Thursday

Karthikeyan Learns from Cricket Star

Narain Karthikeyan, India's first Formula One driver, has been taking tips from cricket great Sachin Tendulkar in how to deal with pressure

Schumacher: Season Not a Sprint

Michael Schumacher has warned Ferrari's rivals that the Formula One season is a marathon, not a sprint

Webber Wants First Finish at Sepang

Australian Mark Webber has failed to finish the Malaysian Grand Prix in three previous visits so his aim of getting among the points in this weekend's race is not as modest as it seems

Sato Sheds 'Wild Man' Image

Japan's Takuma Sato believes he has shed his "wild man" image and deserves to be taken seriously in the Formula One paddock