Daily: 4th February 2009

4 February, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

So here we are for another day. The snow seems to be gradually disappearing, and is therefore not such a topic of discussion as it was previously. Ah well, the good ol' British weather saw us out for two days, can't ask for more than that. Naturally, there are other things on the table for discussion:

  • Webber has been talking about his rapid recovery, which includes some pretty chilly temperatures. Dank had the story a couple of days ago, and F1 Minute featured a "big pic" of the Australian yesterday. It's clear Webber wants to go the extra mile to ensure he's fit and ready - is Vettel really that scary an opponent?
  • Meanwhile, Toyota are busy defending their decision to run in Bahrain, and actively encouraging other teams to join them. Pascal Vasselon reckons that Bahrain is the best value for your testing dollar, due to the fact that it won't be a washout, as Portugal was. I suppose with testing so limited, the man has a point.
  • Nick Heidfeld has been discussing his ambitions for 2009, saying that the idea of a maiden win is all very well and good, but what he's really after is the title. He reckons a car that's good enough to win will take him to the title. Is this possible? And if BMW did have the motor to boost them to the top, would it be Quick Nick that became number one?

That's it for now. Don't forget to vote in the latest Character Cup, though, if you haven't already. Another one will be along later on today. Until then, I'll see you in the comments.

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