Daily: 21st February 2009

21 February, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

Saturday at last, and we have had a week filled with testing, Honda rumours, Danica speculation, and talk of Bernie getting involved with as many deals as possible. Meanwhile, we continue to talk and discuss:

  • ING have apparently said they will continue to sponsor the Turkish Grand Prix, even though they previously said they'd be pulling out of F1 altogether at the end of this year. What's with the sudden about turn? Shouldn't they have decided this before the announcement?
  • There is speculation that the Honda team may show up at Silverstone for some straight line testing next week. There is also talk that the transporters were spotted near Dover, and things are kicking off at the factory. Take all the above with vast pinches of salt.
  • The latest Sidepodcast Diary is up and about. Number 16 takes a look at some of the video we shot at the Porsche Centre, including a small boy attempting the Batak Wall, and a mishapen ball being thrown at me. What more could you want? Go take a look and enjoy.
  • Also, just a quick mention that this is the 100th Daily post. Yay! I honestly can't quite remember how we managed without daily posts, so here's to the next 100.

I'm sure there will be more news later in the day, so if you spot anything, be sure to share it with us. Feel free to veer on and off topic, though, that's what the daily posts are for! I'll see you in the comments.

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