Daily: 23rd February 2009

23 February, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

Monday rolls round again, and this week we are anticipating plenty of announcements regarding teams and their futures. If they're anything like Honda's previous statements, it will simply be a delay until further announcements, however, we shall wait and see.

  • As mentioned, we are supposed to be hearing something from Honda today. It may or may not be the deadline for the team, and we may or may not be hearing Richard Branson's name. If anything, it'll be good to have something concrete to go on, so I can stop writing "may or may not".
  • USF1 are ready to put their plans on the table on Tuesday, with the countdown on their site ticking down to zero tomorrow. Are we expecting big things, or just a few confirmations that the team does exist and it does plan to race? It is surely way too early for driver decisions and suchlike?
  • Both of the above are discussed in depth in yesterday's Sidepodchat. You can view a replay of the live stream here, and the (barely) edited show should be out at some point this evening.

That should keep us going while we await some news, let's hope for more in the way of headlines than last week. I will see you in the comments.

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