Aside from the output of another week of racing, there came more confirmation this week that Australia may well be the best country in the world (or the worst depending on how you look at it).
Ahead of the V8 Supercars endurance race at Bathurst next weekend the police have taken the near unprecedented step of limiting the amount of alcohol you can have over the three day race weekend.
These limits are very harsh, with each individual being allowed to consume only 24 cans of beer or four litres of wine a day.
I can't find anywhere exact details of the toilet arrangements for Bathurst are.
What's that? Back on topic you say, very well.....
The Power Rankings are a "sporadic" feature on Midweek Motorsport on Radio Le Mans every Wednesday at 8pm UK, 3pm Eastern, 12pm Pacific (and so I learnt this week 2pm Central).
This week it includes an interview with Indycar driver Alex Lloyd ahead of the season finale.
Well, at least it’s one step up from being linked to USF1.
Leading the Indycar Series into the final race this weekend.
Start the Scott Dixon to NASCAR rumours now then.
A cut on the back of his leg, cold and fever over the weekend, and now back pain.
He must be very glad he’s not a race horse.
Whitmarsh rubbishes rumours of McLaren buying up BMW’s F1 engine concern as “complete nonsense”.
Expect the confirmation of the move next month then.
A season of steady improvement continues for Joey Logano.
This week’s crash saw him remain in contact with the ground at all times.
And yet, despite everything Jr’s Pit Crew are probably still about second in the Most Valuable Pit Crew competition.*
*NASCAR appear too embarrassed to actually show the standing for this award, so I'm guessing.
Expected to be confirmed at Renault very, very soon.
With all the lying around the team in recent months, hiring someone who already has a big nose seemed the logical thing to do.
Claims he’s “on the limit” of his car.
Next week’s lesson on how to talk yourself out of a job comes from, well, probably more spoutings from Piquet.
Second in Portugal, with a broken footrest, on his return from illness to Moto GP.
He’s realised he’s good at Rallying again. I suspect it was a ringer driving the Citroen over the summer, while Seb drove in proper motorsport.
Cars taken to NASCAR R&D plant this week, the No.14 as the winner, the two as a random pick, and the five and 48 because they’re the five and 48 and they want to find how “close to the tolerances” they are this week.
When you can only score a point, and still be one race away from winning the title you know you’ve got it easy.
Jorge apparently performed a moon walk in celebration of his win.
I never realised he was a Michael Jackson fan.
In Singapore a Mercedes engined car crashing cost Vettel a chance of over coming another Mercedes engine car for pole.
In Japan the wreckage of a Red Bull backed car scuppered the qualifying of Vettel’s title rivals.
FIA, you getting all this down right?
He made it home first in Kansas, escaping the wicked witch of the west.
Well, Jeff Gordon’s from California. That’s west right.
(You didn’t honestly think I was going to pass up the Wizard of Oz reference?)