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August 29 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:

• It was notable that Max Mosley or any representative from the FIA was present at Valencia during the European Grand Prix this past weekend. I would have expected to see someone there, at the inaugural race, promoting the good name of F1, but apparently this was not the case.
• A three day test kicked off at Monza this week, and the first two days were dominated by Ferrari and BMW. They are running some setup tests for the next race in Belgium, but also looking ahead to 2009 as well.
• Heidfeld will have been glad to top the timesheets on the second day at Monza, as BMW have apparently told him he needs to start getting better results, or his future with the team could be in doubt. Heidfeld does have a contract for 2009, but they may be prepared to forfeit that to get another driver in.

Recent Articles:

F1 2008, Round 12 - Europe
The European Grand Prix took place at a new track this weekend, and meant there was plenty to talk about, even if the racing wasn´t up to scratch.

Ferrari’s Pit Lane Problems
During the European Grand Prix at Valencia, Ferrari suffered a couple of major pit lane problems. Here´s a closer look at what went wrong.

Anthony Davidson Tries Commentating
Since the demise of Super Aguri, Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson have been searching for a way back into the sport. Here we take a look at one of their progress.

An Article from the Archives:

Live Timing
There are plenty of ways to consume F1, and if you´ve been used to just watching it on TV, the live timing may be a new way to add to your enjoyment. Here I´ll tell you what to expect and how it can help.

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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