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  • Alonso announces divorce
  • December 21, 2011: Fernando Alonso and his wife Raquel del Rosario have announced they are splitting up

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  • Lehto jailed over boating crash
  • December 14, 2011: Former Benetton driver JJ Lehto has been jailed for manslaughter following a boating accident which saw one of his friends killed

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  • Edwards set to join BBC in 2012
  • December 13, 2011: Ben Edwards will commentate for the BBC alongside David Coulthard in 2012, according to a report in The Telegraph

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  • Brundle to commentate for Sky in 2012
  • November 27, 2011: Martin Brundle will commentate for Sky Sports new Formula One channel next season, leaving his current job working for the BBC

  • Broadcast news
  • Sky agreed deal with BBC in 48 hours
  • November 3, 2011: Sky Sports have said it took only 48 hours for it to agree to share broadcast rights to Formula One with the BBC in 2012.

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  • Hamilton faces up to ex-factor
  • October 27, 2011: Lewis Hamilton confirmed to reporters on the eve of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix weekend that he has split with singer celebrity girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger

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  • Brundle expected to join Sky
  • October 24, 2011: Martin Brundle is expected to join Sky as a co-commentator for the 2012 season, as the BBC downsizes to covering ten races per season live

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  • Red Bull scales world's highest road
  • October 10, 2011: While Sebastian Vettel was being crowned F1's youngest double world champion in Japan, the Red Bull show car was tackling the world's highest motorable road on the Khardung-La pass in India

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  • Jaime Alguersuari's Organic Life
  • October 3, 2011: Should Formula One not pan out for Jaime Alguersuari, the Spanish driver has a promising second career as a pop star

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  • Red Bull drives US Grand Prix circuit
  • September 21, 2011: Red Bull has released the fully edited video of its trip to Austin Texas earlier this year when it visited the Circuit of the Americas, home to next year's US Grand Prix

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  • Gordon Murray joins Group Lotus
  • August 31, 2011: Legendary F1 designer Gordon Murray will join Group Lotus as part of its advisory council for its road car division

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  • Toro Rosso truck in crash
  • August 25, 2011: A Toro Rosso transporter was involved in an accident with another lorry en route to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the Belgian Grand Prix.

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  • Tom Cruise tests for Red Bull
  • August 23, 2011: Actor and producer Tom Cruise has tested a Red Bull at the Willow Springs racetrack in California.

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