* last week Fernando Alonso participated in a trial time bike race in his native region of Asturias and the Spanish driver is mounted once again on the podium as he finished in the 3rd position! note that Fernando is an experienced cyclist, doing a lot of bike to train between each Gp.
* Mark Webber has decided to extend for an additional year his contract with Red Bull, thus putting an end to rumors that placed him to Ferrari.
* Romain Grosjean will be penalized 5 positions on the grid of the Gp of Germany, which will take place this weekend for gearbox change !
* Maria de Villota is better! she is out of her artificial coma since Sunday and was able to speak to her family. In addition, apart from the unfortunate loss of her right eye, Maria has no other sequel! Finally, after investigation it was found that the car was not at the origin of the crash! but it is still not known what causes it !