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Character Cup 2010 - Round 1, Rubens Barrichello vs. Lucas di Grassi - This all-Brazilian heat pits personality against looks

Published by Christine

We've had two really close results so far in this year's Character Cup. At some point, surely, we're going to have to have a landslide victory. Will it be today's matchup between the Williams favourite and the delicious Virgin Racing driver?

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Credit: Williams F1 / Virgin Racing

Rubens Barrichello

With so many changes at the team formerly known as Brawn, the future for Barrichello looked uncertain. Thankfully, he found a spot at Williams - a team that appreciates his vast experience. Rubens has been around for a long time and seen it all, but he rarely lets it get him down. Often to be found with a smile on his face, he laughs and jokes with the media. Only occasionally does he let his guard down and frustrations win through.

Lucas di Grassi

One of the new drivers on the grid for 2010 just happened to be di Grassi, who Amy and I have decided deserves the nickname Delicious. Don't let that sway you either way, though. Lucas has seemed nice and polite and he certainly brightens up the back of the grid, but has he done much to garner your support for the Character Cup?