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F1 entry D-Day: News wrap-up
After the biggest day for Formula 1 in many years, AUTOSPORT presents a summary of all the headlines as the FIA revealed its controversial team selection for the 2010 world championship

  By Matt Beer

It was the biggest day for Formula 1 in many years - and one that could be pivotal to the sport's future - as the FIA announced the identity of the 13 teams that would get entries for the 2010 world championship.

All ten current teams were on the list, but question marks hang over eight of them, with Brawn, McLaren, Renault, Toyota and BMW Sauber warned they have until 19 June to drop their conditions, and Ferrari, Toro Rosso and Red Bull arguing vehemently that the FIA cannot enter them unconditionally as it claims. So rather than ending the impasse, the announcement further escalated the tensions between the teams and the governing body.

There was good news for Campos, US F1 and shock applicant Manor, who were the slightly surprising choices for the three vacant spots, while rejected aspirants like Prodrive, Lola and Epsilon Euskadi remained optimistic that this saga was not over yet...


The 2009 F1 field

FIA announces 2010 F1 entry list

Cosworth celebrates Formula 1 return

FOTA asks WMSC to intervene in F1 row

Williams 'pleased' with F1 entry

Ferrari won't race if conditions not met

Prodrive disappointed to miss entry

Red Bull insists entry still conditional

Toro Rosso also committed to FOTA

Wirth to build Manor's Formula 1 car

Fifteen teams lodged F1 entries

Team Lotus still hopeful on F1 plans

Lola remains in talks with FIA

FIA's Q & A on new team entries

Superfund still on FIA's reserve list

FIA: Interest justifies push to cut costs

Analysis: New F1 teams in detail

Q & A with Lola's Martin Birrane

FOTA seeking 'sensible governance'

Campos hails 'very special day'

US F1 'humbled' by Formula 1 entry

Q & A with Manor's John Booth

FOTA vows to change 'bad' FIA rules

Epsilon remains optimistic of F1 slot

Q & A with Epsilon's Joan Villadelprat

ACEA wants change to F1 governance

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Matt Beer starting freelancing for in the first week of its existence in 1999, and spent the next decade-and-a-half dovetailing increasing amounts of time contributing to it with working for other Haymarket motorsport websites, UK national reporting, co-managing award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatres, racing driver and team PR, and getting some degrees, plus contributions to an AUTOCOURSE Champ Car yearbook and the FIA Institute's in-house magazine. Now deputy editor of, he also oversees AUTOSPORT's talent development programme for emerging motorsport writers.
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