April 9 2009 Motorsports Newsletter
Firstly, apologies for not sending out a newsletter in the past few weeks. As soon as the F1 season started, my whole schedule went wrong! However, things are back to normal now, so I am sending this newsletter one day early, as a special treat. Without further ado, here it is:
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.
Hitting headlines this week:
Teams aren't happy with how the Malaysian GP ended, although they are convinced that stopping was the right thing to do given the conditions. Organisers are going to look into moving the start time again, but convincing Bernie is going to be another matter.
Raikkonen has spoken out about the rear diffuser issue and thinks the results of the hearing next week will shape the season ahead, and quite possibly decide which way the championship will go.
The real story, of course, is Brawn GP. Even with the rear diffuser taken into account, they are exceptionally fast, and have dominated both races so far.
Follow F1 on Twitter
Everyone seems to be signing up to Twitter now, and F1 is no different. There are several teams, journalists and others worth watching, so here are a few of them.
When it comes to a car livery, it´s important to be unique, to keep the sponsors happy, and of course, to create a brand for yourself. However, there are regulations governing even the paintwork on every car.
F1 2009, Round 2 - Malaysia
After an exciting opener to the season in Melbourne, the paddock moved on to Sepang for back-to-back racing. The later starting time, and the possibility of rain meant this was one to watch out for.
An Article from the Archives:
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.
That´s it for this newsletter. I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!
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Christine Blachford, Formula One Editor
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