Daily: 3rd March 2011

3 March, 2011 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

Hello there, it's Christine again, I'm filling in for a rather under the weather Alex, and I'm sure you'll join me in wishing him better. I'm not going to do this daily in rhyme, because that took quite a long time, but I still have plenty that you need to know about.

First up, brand new writer Rory has given us a brilliant review of the new Senna movie. It's a really excellent summary of what is right and what is wrong with the film, most of it being right. In fact, as excellent as the review is, all it's really done is make us want to see the movie NOW. June is far too far away.

We're not the only ones who appreciate Rory's words, as the writer of the film tweeted:

@sidepodcast @asifkapadia & I are lost for words after this review ( http://sidepodcast.com/post/the-senna-movie-they-nailed-it ) Thank you


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Last night, Mr C and I hurriedly put the studio back together amidst the drying paint so that we could record a brand new Sidepodchat with Naoise from Manipe F1. I'll be editing the podcast this very day, so look for it to be published later on. It was great fun to chat, and I think we'll be hearing more from Manipe in the future.

Whilst I'm talking about things that are yet to happen, this evening sees Jake Humphrey and friends take over BBC Radio 5live for an F1 season preview. It starts at 8pm GMT and what do you know, the Factbyte Factbox will be listening in. Hope you can join us and Jake, it sounds like a great way to get March off to a good start.

Back to the paddock, the official F1 website published a video capturing pretty much all the current drivers at a recent test wishing Robert Kubica all the best. It's a great video giving a glimpse into all the different personalities we will be watching this year. I know I'm selecting some favourites already, how about you?

Sutton Images have also been thinking about testing, and have selected their best images from the recent pre-season stuff. There's something for everyone in there, including Pastor Maldonado struggling to keep control of the car, Rob and Massa having a heart to heart, and some McLaren staff looking for souvenirs.

Finally, David Croft has been arguing in the pub with a friend. I think these things usually end up with silly bets being made, although that may be because I have ready too much Danny Wallace and Dave Gorman. Our Crofty, though, he was talking more sporty things, and has a question for you all.

Just having a fab debate with a mate of mine about the biggest hard luck case in F1 past & present. So tweeps what's your fave F1 sob story


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Clearly, the answer is Franck, who was robbed, ROBBED I tell you, of a decent opportunity by Toyota. But perhaps you have another idea? Let us know, and let Crofty know too.

Hope you have a fabulous day, hope Alex gets better soon, and I will see you in the comments.

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