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October 31 2008 Motorsports Newsletter

Hi everyone,

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:

Teams are starting to protest against the standard engine idea, with both Toyota and Ferrari threatening to quit if it goes ahead. The FIA are nonplussed though, and say it’s up to them to come up with a better idea.

Massa admits he is feeling very little pressure going into this last race. Because he is behind in the points, Massa knows he just has to win and that’s all he can do. He believes Hamilton will be feeling more nervous.

Force India have confirmed they are in talks with McLaren for an engine deal next year, and it looks like it might go ahead. They’ve said they’ll be happy to recompense Ferrari for any work done if they pull out of the contract.

Recent Articles:

Title Rivals Deal with the Pressure
It´s not long now until the final race of the season, the 2008 championship showdown. Hamilton and Massa both have it all to play for, and here we look at how they are approaching the last race of this year.

Qualifying Strategy - Tyres
There are a lot of elements that go into a successful qualifying campaign, and the tyres play a big part. Here we look at why that is, and what strategies are in play.

Coulthard’s Final Race Livery
David Coulthard is running his final race this weekend in Brazil and is going out in style. He´s got a new paintjob for the Red Bull car, and it´s supporting a charity. Here we take a closer look at the initiative.

An Article from the Archives:

Brazil GP, 2007
The final race of the 2007 season was an absolute stunner, with all the unexpected things happening. Here I review it for you, and reveal the new 2007 Driver Champion.

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Christine Blachford, Formula One Editor

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