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I'm not here to try and please people - Christine's Rankings, Week 35 // A bumper roundup with interviews, grape watch, baby racers and more

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Räikkönen just in it for the winning
Credit: Foto Colombo

After a couple of weeks on the down low, Christine's Rankings returns with a bumper multi-week catchup, handing out points left, right and centre to those cheeky F1 drivers. This time out, the battle at the top closes drastically, with Daniel Ricciardo securing yet more points for his antics. We've also got some improvement from Kevin Magnussen, alongside a handful of points for Susie Wolff, Kimi Räikkönen and Felipe Massa.

The conclusion of this most excellent rankings championship is drawing ever closer, so there's just a few weeks left for you to get your points suggestions in and help affect who takes home the 2014 title!

Movements for Week 35

  • +2 Susie Wolff: Sharing her own chocoaholic tendencies. Gotta love Lindt!
  • +2 Susie Wolff: Hiding behind the cardboard cutout that was a present for her at the Suzuka circuit. The media will never notice!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Managing to tame that smile just long enough to go a bit zen ahead of the Japanese GP.
  • +1 Fernando Alonso: So relaxed during practice at Suzuka, he handed out grapes round the Ferrari garage. Not quite cake-watch but it'll do.
  • +2 Kimi Räikkönen: Making BBC reporter Tom Clarkson's day by saying it was a good interview!
  • +3 Felipe Massa: Teasing Fernando Alonso about where he might be headed next season.
  • +2 Max Verstappen: Helping out his engineers with some great descriptions of the noise the turbo makes, when he got a chance to drive in practice in Suzuka.
  • +4 Kevin Magnussen: Can't put it better than the original tweet: Baby Magnussen driving a tiny McLaren with a dummy in his mouth is the.cutest.thing.
  • +3 Daniel Ricciardo: Fab entry to the post-session media pen. Always on the precipice of dancing, that Daniel.
  • +3 Nico Rosberg: Slow motion celebrations - slightly weird, almost cringeworthy, but worth a point or two for originality anyway.
  • +2 Kevin Magnussen: A lovely TV piece about Magnussen's fame in his home country culminates in some hugs for his young fans.
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Super-sized grin for finally getting to go see some Supercross racing, and sit on one of the bikes!
  • +2 Susie Wolff: Taking the boss out for a spin, and being proclaimed as "bonkers!"

Standings for Week 35

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Lewis Hamilton57
20Daniel Ricciardo556
30Felipe Massa348
40Jenson Button43
50Nico Rosberg341
60Nico Hülkenberg31
70Fernando Alonso130
80Kamui Kobayashi27
90Jean-Éric Vergne22
100Romain Grosjean19
115Susie Wolff618
12-1Max Chilton16
134Kevin Magnussen616
14-1Kimi Räikkönen215
15-3Esteban Gutiérrez15
16-2Marcus Ericsson13
17-2Daniil Kvyat12
180Valtteri Bottas9
190Sergio Pérez8
200Jules Bianchi7
210Adrian Sutil7
220Giedo van der Garde5
230Robin Frijns2
246Max Verstappen22
25-1Pastor Maldonado1
26-1Daniel Juncadella0
27-1Roberto Merhi0
28-1Felipe Nasr0
29-1Alexander Rossi0
30-1Sergey Sirotkin0
310Sebastian Vettel0
320André Lotterer-1
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