Daily: 7th November 2009

7 November, 2009 at 00:31 (GMT)

By Christine Blachford

It is Saturday morning and I am already fifteen minutes late writing this daily post. Oops. Still, this is the first real day of my off-season, and I am determined to enjoy it. What about you? Meanwhile, here are some of the things we're talking about:

  • Yesterday, we featured a little bit of Friday fun, just something to pass the time. Iain came up with a game and it was a great way to pass the day. If you haven't already, let us know what you think you'll never hear drivers say. If you've already had a go, then just wait until next week!
  • There is all kinds of nonsense going on at Force India with the gossip abound that some of the FIF1 intellectual property may have been borrowed or suchlike by the new Lotus team. I can't imagine the proper Lotus name owners will be impressed with such headlines being associated with their brand.
  • As pointed out by Alianora in the comments, Rob Smedley was given an honorary doctorate for his services to F1. Yay for Rob! Teeside University have seen what a great job he's done with Massa and offered him a Doctorate of Professional Studies for his work. I'm not biased about this at all, but it is well deserved.

That's all for now. There is no racing this weekend, which is upsetting for some of those who don't heart the off season like we do here at Sidepodcast Towers. If you spot anyone in distress, offer some support, and I will see you in the comments.

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