No place like home for F1's Brazilians
Think again. These boys are hardcore, especially the Brazilians.
Jet-setting to Brazil from Malaysia and then on to China involves four days of flying, so we can only hope they had some good in-flight movies.
Kazuki Nakajima of Williams fame spent some time at home with his family in Japan while Heikki Kovalainen opted for four days in the glamorous confines of Woking, at McLaren HQ.
And while we are on the subject of flights, the Mole has heard plenty of gossip flying around the paddock about Flavio Briatore's plane complaints.
He might be even less pleased if the new aerodynamic part is not added to the back of the car pronto. The team are, however, are expected to give the new diffuser a whirl during Saturday's final practice and qualifying.