Daily: 2nd April 2009

2 April, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Now that April Fool's is completely out the way, we can start taking the stories we see pop up today seriously. Well, you know, within reason. Here's what's been catching our attention:

  • Clearly, the number one topic is the Malaysian stewards picking up where the Australian guys left off. Moments after Toyota announced they were giving up their appeal on Trulli's penalty, the stewards decided that Hamilton's version of the truth might not be entirely accurate. Apparently he'll face questioning ahead of this weekend's race. When will the FIA realise that if there must be politics, then what we really need is for it not to drag on forever?
  • I'm slightly surprised by Williams' reluctance to bring KERS in, or even name a date when they can do so. I always thought they were one of the teams who were ahead of the game when it comes to this technology - they even bought out a company! But as yet, the status remains: we're working on it.
  • F1.com has a nice little feature asking Vettel some questions that don't always have to do with Formula 1. It looks like this will be a series with more drivers coming soon, so worth keeping an eye on. Also, the man knows the ingredients to Red Bull Cola. I'm officially freaked out!

That should keep you busy for now, but we must stay tuned to the stewards in case they change their minds, or choose to investigate someone else, or maybe, finally, issue their report from Australia. While we wait, I'll see you in the comments.

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