Welcome to another F1 newsletter, catching up with the news from the last few weeks, and a recap of some recent articles on the BellaOnline site.
In the news:
The Canadian Grand Prix has gone off the 2009 calendar and fans all over the globe are very unhappy about it. The teams are unhappy about it too, and it looks as though the Montreal government will be talking to Bernie about sorting out the disagreements.
Toyota are looking forward to their home race in Japan this weekend, and Glock put in a fine performance in the early hours of the morning (UK time) to end Free Practice on top.
Ferrari have decided to revert to their lollipop man rather than the traffic light system that has caused so many problems in the last few races. They want to keep things simple.
Canada Kicked Off 2009 Calendar
The official 2009 calendar has now been released and without any explanation, omits the Canadian Grand Prix. Here we take a look at what the reasons could be and why it´s a bad decision.
BMW Retain Drivers for 2009
With Williams and BMW announcing an unchanged lineup for 2009, Fernando Alonso´s choices are diminshing. Here we look at the pairing for BMW, and who Alonso has left.
Teams often pair up with manufacturers for an engine deal, but how does it work and what do they get? Here we take a look at the pros and cons of engine deals, and who is running what.
An Article from the Archives:
Barrichello Breaks Grand Prix Starts Record
With Michael Schumacher gone, you´d be forgiven for thinking the record breaking was over. However, ex-team mate Rubens Barrichello has taken the most Grand Prix starts, and wants even more.
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