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After an uncertain winter, due to Honda’s withdrawal, the newly christened Brawn GP team did well just to make it to the grid.
I left to catch my 8.30am flight and it was still going strong.
It was a suitably rock n' roll ending to an amazing season.
His replacements, Luca Badoer and Giancarlo Fisichella, struggled.
We can only wonder what Michael Schumacher could have done, if it weren’t for his own skull fractures that prevented his comeback.
The Yas Marina experience was a bit like watching a race in the distant future. Round the back of the BMW motorhome, Mario Theissen, Peter Sauber and the team's PR department were having a glass of wine, toasting the end of their alliance. Red Bull and BMW were staying at the same hotel and both teams organized to have little staff parties each, around the same swimming pool.