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ff1 update: europe

It looks as though the remainder of the season will continue to keep us all on our toes, as McLaren continue to improve their form, and Ferrari keep us guessing as to whether we will see them race Luca Badoer again this weekend in Belgium.

Here are the latest standings after the European Grand Prix in Valencia.

1 Lynne Rodden The Gherkins 3283
2 ↑ 1 Simon Rodden Last Minute 3101
3 ↓ 1 Tracy Forster Wacky Racers 3053
4 Peter Jones No Driver Aids 3030.5
5 John Rhodes The Peasants Revolt 2967.5
6 ↑ 3 Chris Illingworth Brains 2948.5
7 ↑ 1 Sean Fleet Roadkill 2941.5
8 ↓ 2 Susanna Rodden Susie’s Stars 2938.5
9 ↓ 2 Phil Smith Diffuser Debacles 2902.5
10 Ruth Moore Curse of KERS 2840.5
11 Helen B Foxy Five 2829
12 Andy Moore Mooresport 2629
13 Gaynor Bingham Bingleys 2290.5
14 Ruthe Holden Dooby 2246
15 ↑ 1 Howard Moore Clueless but Enthusiastic 2215.5
16 ↓ 1 David Holland Xanthor’s Avengers 2086
17 Andy Showell-Rogers Eat My Dust 1986
18 Josh Rodden Creme Egg 1730.5

ff1 – teams update

I’m aware that the FF1 rules, as stated on the website, do not make clear what happens when drivers are replaced on either a temporary or permanent basis. At present this now affects three teams, Toro Rosso (Jaime Alguersuari replacing Sebastien Bourdais), Ferrari (Michael Schumacher replacing Felipe Massa) and Renault (a replacement for Nelson Piquet Jr to be announced).

In each of these situations, the replacement driver will score points for all those who had chosen the driver being replaced. So, as Schumacher is Ferrari’s chosen replacement for Massa, points scored by Schumacher will be allocated to those who have Massa in their team – likewise with the replacement of Bourdais in Toro Rossa.

Another shake up to the season, so keep an eye on the table…