September 5 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:
Red Bull have confirmed that Sebastian Vettel will get a chance in the car with them at an upcoming test in Jerez. It will be a good chance for him to see what the team and the car is like ahead of joining them in 2009.
Rumours were abound that the circuit at Spa would be getting yet more developmental changes, which the fans didn’t like. It seems like this isn’t the case, but it’s yet to be official either way.
Massa has said that his main rival at the moment is Raikkonen, and he wants to beat him this weekend in Belgium. But he also says that Kimi will be perfectly happy to act as a second driver if the situation called for it.
F1 at the Olympics
With the Beijing Olympics having just drawn to a close, there were discussions in the paddock that motorsport could feature in 2012. Here we look at whether this is likely.
Corner Names and Numbers
With new tracks being added to the calendar all the time, there seems to be a distinct lack of corners with names attached to them. These days it´s all about the numbers.
Dangers of the Pit Lane
They say that motorsport is dangerous, but the pit lane is the most hazardous place of all. Here we take a look at what things to look out for if you ever visit the pits.
An Article from the Archives:
History of F1 – 1990s
F1 has a vast and varied history, that dates back to the early 1900s. Here I cover the 1990s, which were all about Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher.
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Christine Blachford, Formula One Editor
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