Daily: 23rd December 2008

23 December, 2008 at 09:59 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

The fruits of our labours at the Sidepodparty are beginning to come together, as the final Debrief of 2008 has been released on the site. There's a special Christmas carol-shaped treat for anyone listening to the end of the show. Don't forget the brilliant out-take as well.

  • With the success of a Formula 1 themed Christmas Carol under our belts, the big question is, what song shall we murder attempt next year?
  • Toyota announced their forecast of the first ever operating loss this financial year. Then they spoke out again to say they are definitely committed to F1 and not going anywhere. How many times do they have to say it before we believe them though?
  • Max Mosley (drink!) has been speaking to F1.com and admits that they knew about Honda's withdrawal four days before it was announced. Firstly, how amazing that something was able to be kept a secret in this day and age. Secondly, it proves that the cost-cutting announcements really were timed to perfection, and it wasn't just a coincidence.

That's it for today. I've now beaten the record for the latest opening of a Daily thread, but I expect to see just as many comments as on previous days. We'll be in there, chatting away, why not come and join us?

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