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It doesn't seem Kvyat will be a threat on this - Christine's Rankings, Week 37 - Daniel Ricciardo storms into the lead after bumper weekend in Austin

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Daniel Ricciardo has been hovering near the top of the rankings table for most of the year but the Australian racer came into his own in Austin. From beards to basketball, he appeared to revel in all things cowboy, and shared everything along the way. Also in this week's roundup Fernando Alonso gets into the warrior pose, whilst Daniil Kvyat refuses to be picked on.

There are just three weeks left of the 2014 Rankings championship, so now is the time to get your drivers some much-needed points. Can Ricciardo hold on to his lead? Can Hamilton stage a comeback? You can help decide!

Movements for Week 37

  • +2 Lewis Hamilton: Good little appearance on the Today Show in New York, although describing his driving as playing a Playstation is underselling it a bit!
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: Sneaking a burger while his physio isn't looking. Weeeell, the season's nearly over, isn't it?
  • -1 Lewis Hamilton: Wearing artwork on a chain is a slightly odd look, particularly with team colours on.
  • -3 Daniel Ricciardo: The new beard he's sporting for the US Grand Prix takes some getting used to!
  • +2 Fernando Alonso: Showing up Daniel Ricciardo with what is a far more respectable beard.
  • +2 Jenson Button: Hanging out with... himself.
  • +1 Fernando Alonso: Ever the warrior, Alonso is still revelling in all things Photoshop!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Still not a fan of the beard, but at least there is something of an explanation for it, and it's good that he's keeping it weird.
  • +2 Daniel Ricciardo: Showing off with a spot of basketball in the paddock. I'm sure that's not how the pros do it!
  • +3 Romain Grosjean: Pulling quite the face at the damage Jean-Éric Vergne did to his car during the US Grand Prix.
  • +2 Romain Grosjean: He got plenty of points for the Friends reference, but this is over and above that! Joey! On a helmet! For no apparent reason!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: He's not the first and he won't be the last, but a spot of lassoing for Daniel as he gets in the Texas spirit.
  • +2 Daniil Kvyat: Excellent comeback for the beard-related discussion with Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso.
  • +2 Pastor Maldonado: Pastor gets in on the rope-throwing business, so that we can now dub him Pastor Lassonado.

Standings for Week 37

This week's standings
10Daniel Ricciardo161
20Lewis Hamilton157
30Felipe Massa48
40Jenson Button245
50Nico Rosberg242
61Fernando Alonso333
7-1Nico Hülkenberg31
80Kamui Kobayashi29
90Romain Grosjean529
100Jean-Éric Vergne21
110Susie Wolff18
120Max Chilton16
130Kevin Magnussen16
140Kimi Räikkönen15
150Esteban Gutiérrez15
161Daniil Kvyat214
17-1Marcus Ericsson13
180Valtteri Bottas9
190Sergio Pérez8
200Jules Bianchi7
210Adrian Sutil7
220Giedo van der Garde5
232Pastor Maldonado23
24-1Robin Frijns2
25-1Max Verstappen2
260Daniel Juncadella0
270Roberto Merhi0
280Felipe Nasr0
290Alexander Rossi0
300Sergey Sirotkin0
310Sebastian Vettel0
320André Lotterer-1
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