Daily: 29th March 2009

29 March, 2009 at 09:51 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

That's it, it's over, but what a lot there is to talk about! We have just enjoyed the first race of the 2009 season, and it was a corker. Safety cars, overtaking aplenty, this will keep us going for... well, until next week I guess. Here's what we're talking about:

  • We're still trying to decide whether knowing the fuel loads ahead of the race is a good or a bad thing. We took a poll yesterday, and without wanting to get into the debate about refuelling, it has certainly thrown up some interesting thoughts. Personally, I say no, it's information I don't need, but if it's there, I might as well make use of it.
  • It didn't seem to make any difference how much fuel was in those Brawn cars. They finished as they started, a 1-2, despite Rubens best efforts to have some bad luck. Button though, was on it from start to finish, and took a great second win.
  • We're also wondering just how lucky Hamilton can be. He started from near enough the back of the grid, and ended up in fourth, almost in a podium position. Most of it was due to the misfortune of others, which puts him squarely in the lucky category.

That'll do it for now. There's plenty else to talk about, so don't stick to what I've mentioned above. I'll see you in the comments.

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