I’ve copied this para from the BBC site
“It was understood Pirelli would no longer conduct safety testing on the track and that the testing would be done on a rig, before durability and performance testing was conducted on a circuit. “
I don’t quite understand. Does that mean that the teams will not be involved in the Bahrain test anymore, but that there will be another ‘circuit test’ for the tyres before the begining of the 2014 season??
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I just watched it. It all looks very exciting and I wonder how compromised the ride height and suspension will have to be if all the races are over temporary city street circuits.
Is the entire series being sponsored by Renault, or is it just that particular car?
@Jodrell (love your name!).
Well yes, except that homosexuals aren’t as visible a minority as black people in Europe or even disabled people. We tend to blend in a bit and keep our collective mouths shut.
Last week we had Pride Parade in Brighton and personally I winced at the overt and offensive nature of some of the floats; we’re not all like that. And that’s what gives homosexuality a bad name. we don’t need to advertise or promote, we just need acceptance and (to be honest) to be ignored comnpletely. So the Russian law against the ‘promotion of homosexuality’ should be irrelevant.
But what’s really interesting is that the IOC and M. Jacques Rogge is calling for a clarification of the situation in Russia in respect of homosexuals. See here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23630868. Now, just suppose that he doesn’t get the answers and assurances he wants, and for one reason or other, the Winter Olympics are pulled. What would happen to the Grand Prix? Personally, I don’t think the venue would be completed and the track wouldn’t be built. What do you think?
Kimi refuses an ice cream.
According to this report
London is going to have a Formula E street race! I wonder if it will be in the Olympic Park?
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