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Go back to your room and analyse what you've just done - Christine's Rankings, Week 12 // A spot of karting to pass the time, plus helmet designing is an art

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Nico keeps a close eye on his karting troops
Credit: Sahara Force India F1 Team

Another bumper crop of rankings this week, as the drivers hit the Spanish paddock and got to work. With the motorhomes coming out, the chances for hospitality and fun and games with the media increased, and the points reflect that. This week there are points for helping train a hopeful driver, interacting with fans, great team radio reactions, plus Toro Rosso drivers trying out other forms of competition.

The rankings is going to take a break next week, I'll still be keeping a record of any incoming suggestions and the update post in a fortnight will have double the points action. Please do keep sending anything you spot for my attention, either here in the comments or via Twitter. It's much appreciated, and you guys spot some of the best things!

Movements for Week 12

  • +3 Giedo van der Garde: Brilliant reaction to the scary moment of realising you've got a brake failure. "Oy, oy, oy, oy, oy, the brakes are not working anymore."
  • +2 Lewis Hamilton: Love the boys signing a wheel each. A Mercedes sandwich, no less.
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: Love the boys signing a wheel each. A Mercedes sandwich, no less.
  • +3 Daniel Ricciardo: Because, you know, the guy is wearing his helmet backwards.
  • +2 Adrian Sutil: Taking the helmet design phenomenon highbrow with a tribute to Spanish artist Antoni Gaudí.
  • +3 Nico Hülkenberg: Helping Natalie Pinkham improve her karting skills, or mostly just being disappointed in the results!
  • +2 Jenson Button: Launching some great pink t-shirts in tribute to his dad and to raise money for charity.
  • +2 Daniil Kvyat: A spot of table tennis in the paddock, to pass the time during Barcelona testing.
  • +2 Jean-Éric Vergne: Batak isn't new but I love this photo, it looks like Vergne is getting really serious about the challenge - the jacket is coming off.
  • +3 Felipe Massa: Sharing the Spanish Grand Prix weekend with his son - the boy got his own "My daddy drives for Williams" t-shirt, was carried around on his dad's shoulders AND got to ride in the driver's parade. What a weekend!
  • +2 Fernando Alonso: Fabulous work from Alonso, dashing away from his parade car to spend some time with the crowd. He also gave his cap to a boy under the fence, rather than haphazardly throwing it over the top.

Standings for Week 12

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Daniel Ricciardo324
21Felipe Massa322
3-1Nico Rosberg222
40Lewis Hamilton220
50Kamui Kobayashi15
62Nico Hülkenberg312
7-1Max Chilton12
81Jean-Éric Vergne211
9-2Esteban Gutiérrez10
100Fernando Alonso29
110Jenson Button28
123Daniil Kvyat25
13-1Marcus Ericsson5
142Adrian Sutil25
156Giedo van der Garde35
16-3Sergio Pérez5
17-3Valtteri Bottas3
18-1Sebastian Vettel3
19-1Romain Grosjean2
20-1Robin Frijns2
21-1Kevin Magnussen2
220Jules Bianchi1
230Pastor Maldonado0
240Felipe Nasr0
250Kimi Räikkönen-4
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