Daily: 6th August 2009

6 August, 2009 at 00:01 (GMT+01:00)

By Christine Blachford

Here we are again, horrible Thursday, but I won't let it get me down, and neither should you. There's plenty going on to distract from what day of the week it is, so let's get right down to the F1 stuff.

  • Old Schumacher is struggling with his neck, according to his spokeswoman. I think one of two things is going on here. Either he really is struggling and might not be able to come to Ferrari's rescue in their hour of need, or he is trying to make us think he won't do very well so that when he wins, it will "wow" us even more.
  • Donington Park have hired a new project manager for the upgrades to the circuit, and she has plenty of credentials such as the new Wembley and the Millenium Dome. Oh dear. Still, they can't really do any worse than they have already, what with planning issues, and financial delays.
  • And here is your prescribed reading for the day. RG has written a fab post about Piquet, Renault and Flav, and how the three things don't mix. Meanwhile Racecar Engineering have had a chat with the guy behind the Stefan Grand Prix effort, about their issues with the FIA.

That'll do it for now. Let me know how you're getting through your Thursday, and whether it is going well for you. It does happen sometimes! As ever, I'll see you in the comments.

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