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:
With the season finally over, we have two champions. Lewis Hamilton managed to achieve his goal of World Driver’s Champion, and is now talking about getting two more titles. Ferrari continued their strong form by taking the constructor’s title.
Already, teams are moving on to next year, with the upcoming test featuring a lot of potential drivers having a go. Lucas di Grassis will be sitting in the Honda in the hopes of a race seat, and Bruno Senna will have another go in the Toro Rosso.
Force India have had a major management reshuffle with team owner Vijay Mallya taking on a lot of the responsibility. Mike Gascoyne and Colin Kolles have argued previously, but are now both out of a job!
That Last Lap in More Detail
It all came down to a very short stretch of track, just one corner, and who could cross the final line first. Here we look at the final corner of the Brazilian Grand Prix and how it decided the championship.
Yet Another 2009 Provisional Calendar
The World Motorsport Council have tweaked the calendar yet again, after a meeting this week. Find out what races have been dropped, if any have been added, and what movements have taken place.
Changes at Force India
Having finished the season without scoring a single point, Vijay Mallya has decided it´s time to mix things up at Force India with two very separate press releases.
An Article from the Archives:
Switching to 2009 Development
Ferrari have recently confirmed they are already looking ahead to 2009, but is this fair on fans and other teams?
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