Hot on the heels of Friday’s announcement that Honda’s forlorn Formula 1 team was picked up by technical director Ross Brawn and will be run as Brawn GP comes Sniff Petrol’s take on the new team’s 2009 livery:
While the photo may question the judgment of launching something as frivolous as an F1 team smack in the middle of the Carpocalypse, the lack of branded livery would not be out of place on Brawn’s cars. For the past two years, Honda has run its racers with no advertising, just a painting of the Earth to cover its curves of carbon fiber.
Brawn’s timing may be akin to Cadillac launching its original V16 in January 1930, but we would not be in any particular hurry to underestimate his prowess. You may already have seen our proof that he is endowed with the largest brain amongst us all — even larger than "The Brain" of Pinky and the Brain fame:
Drivers Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button will be testing the new car today at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona in preparation for
taking over the world,
the season’s first race, only three weeks away. We have just one nagging question: which one of them is Pinky?
Photo Credit: Sniff Petrol