Daily: 14th May 2009

14 May, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

I was browsing the Wikipedia entry for May 14th for some kind of interesting fact, and found that Stirling Moss won the Monaco GP on this day in 1961. The people's encyclopedia also says that Moss removed the side panels of his Lotus to help keep him cool. Crikey! Anyway, on to more modern subjects:

  • BMW have said that whilst their KERS device is skipping a race at Monaco, they'll be bringing it back bigger and better for Turkey. The team really need something to work in their favour as the results haven't been coming in as they would have hoped yet.
  • Ferrari have said they could take their passion for Formula 1 and integrate it into a new motorsports category. What would that be, I wonder? Rallying? Touring Cars? NASCAR??
  • Lots of people have been having fun over on the Wiki recently. I recommend going over to check it out. We've got updated stats for the completed second series of Sidepodpanel. RG has created a list of the Sidepodcommunity Twitter accounts, and there's info about who is turning up to what motorsport events this year.

That'll do it for now. We're also keeping a close eye on the goings up in space, in our ongoing Sidepodspace feature. If you spot anything, let us know, and I'll see you in the comments.

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