Daily: 27th August 2009

27 August, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

It is Mark Webber's birthday today, and he was born in 1976 which makes him 33 years young. Webber will be spending his day preparing for the upcoming race in Spa, so will he get cake? We can only hope so. Meanwhile, here's what we're talking about at the moment:

  • Glock has admitted he's slightly concerned about the possibility of Toyota pulling out - but only in so much as he's having to extend his search for a potential race drive. It looks like his number one choice is with the Japanese team, though, so he'll have his fingers crossed the budget gets signed off.
  • The vast improvements in the McLaren car have left the team feeling a lot more confident about next season, as they know they'll be starting from at least a half-decent base. It doesn't really matter though, the speed in which this team have turned things around means they could start with a kart and still be racing for wins by the end of the year!
  • Renault have joined in the KERS resurgance, floating the possibility of running the device in Monza. Supposedly, it would suit the circuit better than it would here at Spa, and if Red Bull are going to bring it back, Renault probably don't want to be missing out.

That'll do it for now. You're free to discuss whatever you want in the comments, you don't have to stick to anything I've mentioned above. You don't even have to stick to F1! I'll see you there!

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