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It would be great to see you - Christine's Rankings, Week 9 // Fun and games in the Spanish paddock

Published by Christine Blachford

Vettel has a press conference laugh at Alonso's expense
Credit: Ferrari Media

A bumper week of rankings comes out of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend, as drivers seemed relaxed and happy to be back in Europe. There were plenty of fun updates throughout the weekend, including drivers getting involved with cooking, with instructional fashion videos, with Star Wars references, and of course, having a bit of a laugh in the press conference.

There's also lots to watch out for now that Alonso's kicking off his trip Stateside, already he's been spotted on an unusual form of transportation. Keep your eyes peeled, and let me know if you spot anything pointsworthy over the next week!

Movements for Week 9

  • +1 Jolyon Palmer: Not sure if this is more of a grumpy face or curious face but I like it anyway.
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: I like someone that knows what colour light saber they would have. Good choice, too.
  • +1 Kevin Magnussen: You wouldn't think kneeling was that complicated but still... this is adorbz.
  • +1 Romain Grosjean: You wouldn't think kneeling was that complicated but still... this is adorbz.
  • +2 Carlos Sainz Jr: In the kitchen again, it seems like Carlos is looking for a new career!
  • +2 Fernando Alonso: Really nice to pay tribute to his fellow driver like this and props to Carlos for trying not to have a smug face!
  • +3 Fernando Alonso: Amusing little quip during the Spanish Press Conference when asking James Allen if he watched the IndyCar testing stream. "You really have nothing to do!"
  • +1 Sebastian Vettel: "It would be great to see you," Vettel responds to Alonso as the two joke about racing each other.
  • +2 Nico Hülkenberg: I mean, I laugh at HulkHulkenberg as a username but Hulkenburger I can get on board with.
  • +2 Fernando Alonso: Driver on a skateboard, still counts as four wheels, right?
  • +3 Daniel Ricciardo: Fabulous little video covering what a driver wears to drive the car. Good pants/socks lifehack, if you're interested.
  • +3 Kimi Räikkönen: The story of the Spanish GP, surely, Kimi makes a young fan's day.

Standings for Week 9

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Daniel Ricciardo324
20Lewis Hamilton122
31Fernando Alonso720
4-1Daniil Kvyat18
51Carlos Sainz Jr213
6-1Romain Grosjean112
70Sergio Pérez10
80Max Verstappen9
90Valtteri Bottas7
100Esteban Ocon7
110Sebastian Vettel17
120Felipe Massa5
132Kimi Räikkönen35
14-1Stoffel Vandoorne4
15-1Kevin Magnussen13
163Jolyon Palmer12
17-1Lance Stroll2
184Nico Hülkenberg22
19-2Marcus Ericsson1
20-2Antonio Giovinazzi1
21-1Sergey Sirotkin0
22-1Pascal Wehrlein0
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