Daily: 6th April 2009

6 April, 2009 at 09:02 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Monday morning again, and time to recover from another weekend of racing action. Although, given that the GP was cut short, we had plenty of time to do that yesterday as well. Here's what's on topic today:

  • On that subject, Bernie has defended his start time decision and said that he has no plans to move it. The argument is that you can control the time but not the weather, and Flavio Briatore agrees with this. Meanwhile bosses at the Malaysian circuit have said they'll review it, but presumably what Bernie wants, Bernie gets.
  • The Paddock Life: Sepang Edition makes for a good read. I'm pretty sure I read about the snake thing on the BBC, so I guess it was someone over there. I also like the idea of Patrick Head just sitting in his car waiting for the rain to stop.
  • Finally, Martin Whitmarsh has placed his future in the shareholder's hands, suggesting that whilst he can make the decision whether he wants to stay or not, it is ultimately not his call to make. He adds that they will be planning on ways to do things better. I guess telling the truth would be a start?

That's all for now. Don't worry about staying on topic, that's what the daily thread is here for. There will probably be more reaction to yesterdays goings on throughout the day, so please feel free to share and discuss. I will see you in the comments.

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