October 3 2008 Motorsports Newsletter
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 Singapore Grand Prix has brought rave reviews from everyone, except Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo. He isn’t happy that the Safety Car messed up everyone’s race and thinks it’s a joke that such regulations are required to spice up the action.
Flavio Briatore has hinted that next year he will be stepping back from the day to day running of the team, and bringing a team director on board. He has apparently already got someone in mind, although he hasn’t said who yet.
Speculation is mounting that Lucas di Grassi will be replacing Piquet at Renault next year. While we don’t know Alonso’s plans yet, di Grassi has been faring well in GP2 and testing for the team, and Pat Symonds thinks he would be a perfect fit.
What is KERS?
KERS has been in the headlines for the last few months, and now we take a look at what it is, why it´s being implemented, and what difference it´s going to make.
Williams Confirm Rosberg and Nakajima for 2009
Williams are already looking ahead to 2009 in terms of technology, so it´s only right they have announced their unchanged driver lineup for next season. Here we look at what and who makes up Team Williams.
Singapore Street Circuit Review
The Singapore Grand Prix was the second new circuit on the 2008 calendar, and also the second new street circuit to be added. Here we look at how it shaped up compared to Valencia.
An Article from the Archives:
Sponsorship in Formula 1
The cars are littered with names and logos and it´s all in the name of sponsorship. But how much do those companies pay for the adverts and what do they get in return?
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