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November 21 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:

Valentino Rossi got to have a go in the Ferrari this week, with the Italian team giving him a chance in the F2008 around the track at Mugello. Rossi said it was a lot of fun, and it was not about the possibility of a race drive..

BMW tested out their first iteration of front and rear wings that meet the 2009 specifications. Even the drivers admitted they weren’t particularly good looking, but Kubica said things looked better from inside the car.

Both Sutil and Fisichella have said their jobs are perfectly safe at Force India, despite the fact that the team tested out Pedro de la Rosa in Barcelona. The McLaren tester was last on both days but said that was about as fast as the car could go.

Recent Articles:

BMW Drivers Admit 2009 Spec Ugly
We saw the 2009 front and rear wings revealed out on track by BMW in Barcelona this week, and immediately thought they were bad looking. Apparently we weren´t the only ones.

2008 Season Review – Williams
Our continuing series of articles that focuses on each team individually, and has a look at how their season has gone and what we should expect from them now. Today it´s the turn of Williams.

Driver Safety - Helmet
A driver´s helmet is the best life-saving piece of equipment he has, and is subject to stringent FIA safety tests. Here we look at the make-up of an F1 helmet.

An Article from the Archives:

Formula One Teams Association
It’s unusual for F1 teams to agree on anything, let alone get a unanimous decision. But all ten constructors were in favour of setting up this new association, so let’s take a look at what it’s all about.

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Christine Blachford, Formula One Editor

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