Daily: 7th December 2008

7 December, 2008 at 00:01 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

We've not been around much today, and have only managed to keep an occasional eye on the comments. We'll tell you more about what we've been up to in this week's emergency show. Apparently, Honda didn't like the idea of us having a holiday. Having missed out on some of the conversations, I can only really guess at the topics fresh on everyone's mind:

  • Probably still Honda, and perhaps even Jenson Button's reaction to the news. I didn't realise he would be such a trooper, trying to rally everyone's spirits.
  • The standard engines are still weighing on my mind. I'm not sure I completely understand why and how it's all going to come about, but every bit of news we get seems to be making at least a tiny bit more acceptable.
  • The upcoming Jerez test next week. What are we expecting to see? More fugly BMW-style wings, or maybe an evolution of these that is more pleasing to the eye? Will the Red Bull foursome have made any revisions to the 2008 car or will they still be concentrating on testing out the drivers?

If I've missed the pressing news of the day, feel free to continue the conversation here. As ever, any thoughts and ideas you have are welcome, even if they don't fall under any of the categories mentioned above. We'll try and be in the comments more tomorrow, and check the upcoming schedule for details on the show.

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