Daily: 1st February 2009

1 February, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

February is here, and we are looking forward to a busy day at Sidepodcast Towers. However, that doesn't mean we'll leave you with nothing to discuss. Here's what's going on at the moment:

  • Mateschitz has said he won't be rushing to sell Toro Rosso, as he only wants to give it to a buyer who will keep the team alive and well. This is good news for the team, and it's refreshing to see a team being sold without the controversy and depressing headlines.
  • Supposedly the French Grand Prix has been dealt another blow, as plans for a street race in Paris are ditched. This never seemed particularly likely, but what with all the recent news about a French race being negative, will it ever return to the calendar?
  • Don't forget to vote for your choice between Rosberg and Piquet on the first round of the Character Cup. You've got until 7pm tonight, so make your selection if you haven't already, and share your reasons, if you so desire.

We will be back later today with the second round, and more news, if there is any. Please feel free to discuss whatever is on your minds, and I'll see you in the comments.

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