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Everybody runs at lunchtime - Christine's Rankings, Week 8 // Activity-filled weekend off with running, driving and swimming

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Rosberg selfie in Russia
Credit: Mercedes AMG Petronas

With the F1 world still digesting the machinations at Red Bull, drivers have busied themselves with all manner of extra-curicular activities this week. There's some driving skills on display that require intense concentration, supreme bravery in some very cold water, and benevolence on show by encouraging a team fun run for charity.

We've also got drivers doing their homework, leaping to the defence of others and finding a bike ride come to an abrupt halt with a puncture.

Movements for Week 8

  • +3 Felipe Massa: Another brilliant column - this time the points are for starting off the Russia chartered plane from Monaco tradition, and for using the word "Monstrous!" Love it.
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: Points handed out for Nico the Sailerman - taking an exam and gaining a boat license. Also cool to be taking part in a hobby with his wife.
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: Soliciting a little bit of racing nostalgia with the hashtag #whereitallbegan.
  • +4 Romain Grosjean: Setting the benchmark in what appears to be a brilliant Batak-on-the-road style Jaguar challenge.
  • +1 Fernando Alonso: Doing his homework for the European Grand Prix at the new Baku track.
  • +2 Jenson Button: Jumping to the defence of a fellow driver, after Kvyat's unceremonious demotion.
  • +4 Nico Rosberg: Challenging the entire Mercedes team to a fun run to raise money for charity, bit of teambuilding and doing your bit at the same time!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Admitting that he can't quite do everything after being caught out by a bike puncture on a long ride.
  • +2 Lewis Hamilton: Taking F1 to the fans with a nice little street demo in Barbados.
  • +2 Marcus Ericsson: Oof, this does look cold - brave Marcus with a spot of outdoor swimming.
  • +1 Romain Grosjean: Running a half marathon on your weekend off, as you do.

Standings for Week 8

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Daniel Ricciardo127
21Felipe Massa320
3-1Fernando Alonso119
40Jenson Button217
50Romain Grosjean512
65Nico Rosberg811
7-1Esteban Gutiérrez7
8-1Carlos Sainz Jr6
9-1Max Verstappen6
10-1Kevin Magnussen5
11-1Daniil Kvyat4
120Sebastian Vettel3
130Valtteri Bottas2
146Marcus Ericsson22
15-1Rio Haryanto2
16-1Pascal Wehrlein2
17-1Nico Hülkenberg1
18-1Felipe Nasr1
19-1Jolyon Palmer1
20-1Alfonso Celis Jr0
210Sergio Pérez0
220Kimi Räikkönen0
230Sergey Sirotkin0
240Stoffel Vandoorne0
250Lewis Hamilton2-3
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