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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Saving an F1 team

Both McLaren and Bernie Ecclestone seem keen on the Honda Racing team’s survival, as rumors that the team has secured its future for at least four races have gained ground.

The F1 ringmaster is pledging to do what he can within the rules to assist, and Martin Whitmarsh is talking an engine supply (if certain criteria can be met) and FOTA support.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix - Qualifying


Is it just me, or has Mercedes jumped feet first into this engine supply business?

Anyway, as the folks at Sidepodcast pointed out, it all sounds a bit Super Aguri, but it’s something.

Bob Bell Q & A

Looks like we all noticed Renault tooling around at the bottom of the time sheets most of the week, but Renault’s Bob Bell isn’t concerned. Of course, if he was, he wouldn’t tell us. But here’s an interesting Q & A from the team Web site.

Glock on superlicence fees

Three drivers may have “crossed the picket line” as far as the superlicence debate is concerned, but Toyota’s Timo Glock hasn’t changed his mind.

"Maybe not everyone is a millionaire in F1," Glock tells autosport.com
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