Daily: 26th June 2009

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

By Christine Blachford

It was all going much too well, and then Max came along and ruined it. It was bound to happen on Thursday, because that is never a good day, and now we are left with the repurcussions once more. Bah. Instead, I will talk about other things going on in F1:

  • There's a lot of talk about iPhone apps at the moment, with the official F1 in high demand, and a new Red Bull one as well. James has a quick rundown of what to expect, and we'll be doing a review of the F1 app shortly. Stay tuned for that.
  • McLaren have said that it was simply a matter of circumstance that saw the KERS initiative fail. Whitmarsh said the concept was good, but the timing was just a little off. It seems as though the system is officially dead to F1.
  • We saw a prime example of reporting going wrong yesterday when it was rumoured that the Nurburgring would be naming a grandstand after Vettel. As it turns out, it's a Red Bull package, with fans paying a price to get a special Red Bull themed weekend, hence the name of the grandstand, plus a "free" hat and things like that.

That's all for now. I think we have moved beyond the capabilities of the happy place, and therefore, I will see you in the comments. Maybe.

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