Daily: 6th September 2010

6 September, 2010 at 00:02 (GMT+01:00)

By RG

Morning. You alright? Good, thats what I like to hear. How are your family? Good too, aw that is lovely. I've been meaning to ask you, have you been keeping up with that person lately? No, oh that is a shame, I liked him you know. So did you do anything at the weekend? Ah, the DTM at Brands Hatch I see, any good. It wasn't you say, a bit dull? Oh, you found it tedious do you. Terrible. I hear that football you didn't like at the weekend was rather good. Oh, you want me to be quiet? Well fine, I'll just do the bulletpoints.

  • Normally I'd start with the F1 news, but there's none. So I won't.
  • But, there was other motorsport on. Lovely stuff. There was the IndyCars with the Kentucky Indy 300, which took place at the stupid time of 1:30 BST. Or the less stupid time of 8:30 if you were in Kentucky. The awesome Leigh has talked about the race on his blog. Elsewhere there was the DTM from Brands Hatch, on the short circuit, which seems to be lacking one very important thing, that being overtaking spots. Still, everyones favourite young Scottish driver won and everyones second favourite Timo finished third.
  • In an attempt to help lou, the tennis is on. And I feel to help her lone live commenting of the Murray-Wawrinka match I feel I shall give you a run down of whats happening. The Brits it seem, are still rubbish at tennis. Some girl who I assume isn't related to Roman Pavlyuchenko, thats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (that'll be 129 on a triple word score thank you) lost and the Williams sisters are still good. That should cover that then.
  • Lou (not the lou who is the only one watching the tennis, the other one) has wrote about her experience of the marshalling in Belgium. While at Viva F1 they are currently having a series of posts to celebrate the sites 2nd birthday. A guest poster is remembering about their favourite race, and has so far featured races from 1986 to 2009. And if I remember correctly, the Viva F1 quiz returns this Wednesday from 8:30pm BST.
  • Little to say in my speedway update, rather than super Rene Bach (who rides for the totally awesome Newcastle Diamonds (2nd in the Premier League (to be fair the Premier League is the second tier league in Britain))) helped the Danish Under 21 team win the U21 World Championships with a 15 point maximum. Which is brilliant.

I do hate to finish on a downbeat note, but it is worth reflecting on a tragic event that occured in the Moto2 race at Misano yesterday. Shoya Tomizawa, a 19 year old Japanese rider, lost his life after an incident between him, Scott Redding and Alex de Angelis. Tomizawa won the first event of the year in Qatar and has featured inside the top 10 on a regular basis. He was obviously a talented rider and it is an awful reminder that motorsport is dangerous.