Daily: 23rd June 2009

23 June, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

I have finally caught up with all the British GP podcasting goodness, but it has, in turn, made me a day behind on all things Wimbledon. Yesterday I watched a preview, today I hope to consume as much as possible to be back on track. Anyway, there are F1 things going on as well, you know:

  • The latest Paddock Life is available to read and as usual provides some great insight into what it's like being behind the scenes (BBC mole, please take note). I really like the recurrent use of the word "perhaps" when talking about Silverstone's last hurrah.
  • Bernie Ecclestone has come out with some fighting talk, suggesting that he's given so much of his life to F1, he won't let it fall apart. Quote: "My marriage broke up because of Formula 1, so I am not going to let things disintegrate over what is, in the end, basically nothing." Don't let FOTA hear you say it's nothing, though, eh?
  • Adrian Newey isn't letting his appearance on the podium on Sunday go to his head, stating that Red Bull had a good weekend but they quite as easily have a bad one next time round. Listen to the associated F1 Minute show here, and check out the Newey shaped F1 Big Picture as well.

Most of the other F1 news seems to be teams both hoping they'll make a big step forward and not getting their hopes up either. Can you really do both? Anyway, I will see you in the comments.

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