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Nick Heidfeld makes a big jump in this week's Christine's Rankings - In which Friday drivers get points for completing full incident-free laps

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The Malaysian Grand Prix offered up plenty more surprises as this 2011 season continues in style. This week we've seen some very grumpy drivers, we've watched some excellent presenting skills, and seen yet more great tributes to those in need.

Christine's Rankings this week praises those that make life a little bit brighter, and penalises those that put a dampener on the weekend. Here's how the points stack up this week.

Movements for Week 10

  • +8 Nick Heidfeld: +3 for suggesting his smaller third place trophy was made to measure. +5 for his über-nice open letter to Kubica.
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: +2 for a great BBC segment on keeping fit for F1.
  • +2 Sébastien Buemi: +2 for another cute set of Malaysia soundbites - including "I lost the engine cover!"
  • +3 Karun Chandhok: +2 for taking over the Beeb's qualifying show and chatting his way round the garage. +1 for respecting Heikki's wish not to talk to camera.
  • +2 Jenson Button: +2 for asking Heidfeld what Renault should be called in the press conference.
  • +2 Heikki Kovalainen: +2 for taking video of the school trip they did in Malaysia (although scary children screaming!)
  • +3 Timo Glock: +1 for a rather cool new sticker. +2 for this really good sunset picture.
  • -1 Lewis Hamilton: -1 for being proper grumpy after the race, and that was before he was handed a penalty!
  • +2 Davide Valsecchi: +2 for not doing a Chandhok and getting the Lotus around safely in Free Practice.

Standings for Week 10

This week's standings
10Lewis Hamilton-124
20Heikki Kovalainen224
30Jenson Button220
43Nick Heidfeld820
5-1Timo Glock318
6-1Mark Webber13
7-1Jérôme d'Ambrosio12
80Rubens Barrichello11
90Sergio Pérez9
100Vitaly Petrov9
110Fernando Alonso7
120Sebastian Vettel7
134Nico Rosberg26
144Sébastien Buemi26
15-2Narain Karthikeyan5
16-2Paul di Resta5
17-2Pastor Maldonado4
18-2Jarno Trulli4
193Karun Chandhok34
20-1Kamui Kobayashi2
21-1Felipe Massa2
22-1Daniel Ricciardo2
237Davide Valsecchi22
24-1Pedro de la Rosa0
25-1Nico Hülkenberg0
26-1Robert Kubica0
27-1Vitantonio Liuzzi0
28-1Luiz Razia0
29-1Bruno Senna0
30-1Adrian Sutil0
310Jean-Éric Vergne0
320Jaime Alguersuari-2
330Michael Schumacher-3
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