Daily: 19th October 2009

19 October, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Naturally, we are still recovering from the events of yesterday, not only a massive championship-deciding race, but also hosting the debrief into the late hours. Still, that doesn't take any shine off what was another awesome weekend in F1.

  • Barrichello has proved what a nice guy he is once again by lending Button his private jet so he can fly back to Britain in his own time - allowing the new champ time to party in Brazil, like it's 1999 presumably.
  • We're still wondering about the FIA and their penalty decisions - but only really that they keep pushing the rulings until after the race. It seems like a growing trend to put off the investigations until post-GP, and I don't think I like it.
  • The headline on this story makes me laugh: Alonso says DNF cost him points finish. You don't say! There were quite a lot of retirements in Brazil, but the one I feel sorry for is Heidfeld. Running out of fuel is embarrassing!

Anyway, that'll do it for now. As ever, let us know what you're doing with your week, whether you're celebrating or commiserating. I'll see you in the comments.

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