So it’s April Fool’s Day today and this usually leads to a few bogus joke stories appearing around the Internet. Google have started the ball rolling with their 8-bit Quest Maps, but I thought I’d start a topic where we can post any F1-related stories that are probably April Fool’s jokes (either from today or previous years).
I’ve dug up a few from 2008 to get us started:
F1 to make massive safety commitment (Crash.net)
Michael Schumacher In, Massa Out For Formula One’s Bahrain Grand Prix (paddocktalk.com)
Peter Sauber to replace Mosley as FIA president
And there was also this from Crash.net last year:
EXPOSED: The secret to Red Bull F1 dominance
What can other F1Fanatics come up with?
Hulkenberg is out of China; he couldn’t get a visa. http://www.nicohulkenberg.net/en/news/no-visa-hulk-must-not-fly-china
Karthikeyan is replacing Massa at Ferrari. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=259972400762519&set=a.174308539328906.40638.174301609329599&type=1
And from V8 Supercars; Tander has food poisoning and can’t race today, luckily his wife is filling in for him. http://www.speedcafe.com/2012/04/01/food-poisoning-rules-garth-tander-out-of-sunday-race/
Kimi’s steering wheel will be mirrored. http://www.lotusf1team.com/Keep-Left-Kimi-s-Steering-Issues.html?lang=en
Vettel has broken his index finger. http://real-motorsport.com/2012/04/01/vettel-breaks-finger-badminton-mishap/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vettel-breaks-finger-badminton-mishap
Lotus Cars is sold to the Chinese. http://www.rotuscars.com
From my own blog in 2010: Button involved in horrific F1 accident! http://wonderduck.mu.nu/button_involved_in_horrific_f1_accident
That joke is WAY older than 2010! :P
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