Daily: 12th January 2009

12 January, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Mr C.

The weekend clearly took more out of us than we were expecting as the scheduled Debrief show was bumped to next week, in place of a special podcast from the karting. However, the weekend is behind us and we move on to a week of news, starting with the Ferrari launch.

  • The F2009 is due to be released into the wild today, and we're expecting pictures and interviews with the team and driver. This is our first official glimpse of a contender for this season, and we are all desperately waiting to find out what it's like and what is said.
  • It's not just Ferrari though, this week also sees the launch of the Toyota on Thursday, and the McLaren on Friday. This is all leading up to a week of testing in the Algarve starting next Monday. It's all kicking off now, the off-season is pretty much over, and F1 is back.
  • Davidson has been speaking at the trade show, and says that he was close to signing up at least as a test driver for Honda, but maybe even for a race seat, before the team pulled out. This raises all manner of questions. What of Wurz? Will Davidson still try for the new team? Can he really get a race seat again having failed so miserably previously?

Those should keep us going for the next 24 hours. Don't forget to vote for us in the 2008 Weblog Awards (links in the sidebar), if you still feel like doing so. There should be lots of news doing the rounds today, so I will see you in the comments.

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