Daily: 22nd July 2009

22 July, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Apparently it is rat-catcher's day today, which is not a pleasant thought to start the day with, but it does commemorate the Pied Piper of Hamelin, which makes it slightly better. Wikipedia says it is just like Secretary's Day, but presumably with more rats. Anyway, here is what's happening in F1 at the moment:

  • Cosworth believe they will be able to make their engines competitive despite turning down the option to increase the rev count to 20,000rpm. They also say that for now, keeping eight engines a season is a good idea, even if the option is there to reduce that further in the future.
  • On the subject of the future, Mario Theissen thinks the teams want to discuss the calendar with Bernie, as they are worried about losing out on important markets. The US is already missing, and Germany could soon drop off the calendar as well. Will Bernie be open to suggestions though?
  • Finally, don't forget about Sidepodradio. You can catch up on the idea here, but if you've signed up for a show already, how are you getting on? Need any help from us? Don't forget to let us know what you need, and if you want audience participation, we can create a page for you on the wiki.

That'll do it for now. It's the middle of the week now, which is always good, plodding along nicely towards the weekend. I'll see you in the comments.

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