Daily: 21st May 2009

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

By Christine Blachford

It's Free Practice day in Monaco today, and it's confusing me greatly, because I am not supposed to like Thursdays. Nevertheless, the action gets underway, and thank goodness for that! Here are some of the things we're talking about:

  • Red Bull have confirmed they will be running a new diffuser in Monaco, meaning that Adrian Newey has either been downing buckets of the energy drink, or he overstated things when he said it was going to be really tough to get on the car. Either way, I'm looking forward to seeing what effect it has on them.
  • Button has offered an insight into the differences between being at the front of the pack and the back, saying that now he's winning, it's all he thinks about and he's worried his girlfriend finds him boring. He says that when you're at the back, you want to get away from it all and do something interesting. I would have thought it was the other way round, so this fascinates me.
  • Jake Humphrey has given us some snippets of what's going to happen at the beginning of the Monaco coverage in his latest blog entry. He also says that waiting for Monaco is like waiting for Christmas Day for him.

That's all for now. Don't forget live commenting today, and pay attention so you can alter your Fantasy Racers teams tomorrow. I'll see you in the comments (in whichever thread we happen to be on at the time).

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