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Williams move development on to 2009 - Frank Williams admits 2008 is no longer a priority for the team

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This is F1Minute for the 8th September 2008.

Everyone is still talking about the Hamilton penalty controversy, but I thought it would be good to look at some of the stories that have slipped under the radar this weekend.

Frank Williams has admitted that the team are putting most of their resources into the 2009 development now, especially after another disappointing race result at Spa. He said: “We recognise that this year's car is almost as developed as we can successfully do it, short of a major revamp of all the aerodynamics and next year's car is the one where we pin our hopes.”

Also this weekend, reported that Bernie Ecclestone has been discussing with team principals the possibility of a return of the US Grand Prix. There are no details, but we know the teams are keen to see a return to the US, for the fans and for the marketplace. Whether it would return to Indianapolis, we don’t know yet. Would you like to see F1 return to Indy, or would another US circuit be better? Let me know what you think at