Daily: 3rd May 2009

3 May, 2009 at 00:02 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Well, there really is no F1 news at the moment, which is only fair, as we're taking a nice break and I guess the F1 people are as well. That being said, here are some of the other motorsport news happening at the moment:

  • MotoGP practice sessions are apparently going to return to being an hour long after being slashed to 45 minutes in a bid to cost cuts. Friday practice was cancelled altogether, but from the next event, they will up the amount of practice time available to riders. It seems there are only so many places you can cut costs, then, before the teams start to rally against the regulations.
  • The BTCC rounds to be held at Donington Park will go ahead after all. Apparently, they were in dispute as the track didn't hold the correct licences, but this issue has obviously been sorted and the three rounds will be held on 16th and 17th March.
  • Team Ireland got the job done during qualifying at Brands Hatch for A1GP, with Adam Carroll taking pole position for both the feature and sprint race. Team Great Britain could only manage 14th with Dan Clarke behind the wheel.

That'll do it for now. Good luck talking about those things, as I've no idea what I just wrote about really! Hopefully there will be some more news, although I still understand if there isn't. Nevertheless, I'll see you in the comments.

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