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Not my cup of tea - Christine's Rankings, Week 13 // A bumper edition of rankings after Canadian GP antics

Published by Christine Blachford

Magnussen finds something not to his taste
Credit: Haas F1 Team

There's a lot of team-building going on in this week's rankings, with many activities before, after and during the Canadian race to help foster good relationships within each squad. Red Bull threw their guys in the water, Mercedes told their two to get on their bikes, and there was even some simultaneous head-drawing at Force India.

There's also points for great fan interaction from Fernando Alonso, who has clearly learned something about engaging the crowds from his time in the US. Rather than throwing an understandable tantrum at another McLaren failure, he turned the situation on its head, and came out the hero.

That's the kind of thing Christine's Rankings was made for, so if you haven't submitted anything before, do please let me know of any pointsworthy activities. There's still a long way to go in this year's competition!

Movements for Week 13

  • +1 Romain Grosjean: Showing a desire to grow his "working as a team" skills with a spot of eight crew rowing. Looks like fun!
  • +1 Valtteri Bottas: Bottas definitely looks the part when it comes to ice hockey.
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: Different kind of donuts from Hamilton, although be warned, the video will make you dizzy!
  • +5 Valtteri Bottas: Totally adorable actions behind the wheel of a zamboni - slowest donuts ever!
  • +1 Romain Grosjean: TV on the laptop, always a good way to get rid of your jet lag.
  • -2 Esteban Ocon: Drawing on this poor man's head!
  • -2 Sergio Pérez: Drawing on this poor man's head!
  • +2 Sebastian Vettel: Quite adorable for grandpa Vettel to be thinking about sending snail mail.
  • +2 Kevin Magnussen: A point each for being a) brave enough to try oysters and b) post his reaction online!
  • +4 Fernando Alonso: Diving headfirst into the crowds upon yet another McLaren retirement. Great engagement.
  • +1 Esteban Ocon: Getting some Baku practice in early. (It's not a coincidence he picked the Merc, I'm sure!)
  • +1 Daniil Kvyat: Having a go at some white water rafting before the Canadian race. Brave but great teamwork!
  • +1 Carlos Sainz Jr: Having a go at some white water rafting before the Canadian race. Brave but great teamwork!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Having a go at some white water rafting before the Canadian race. Brave but great teamwork!
  • +1 Max Verstappen: Having a go at some white water rafting before the Canadian race. Brave but great teamwork!
  • +2 Valtteri Bottas: Some great BMX action on display here with Lewis Hamilton.
  • +2 Lewis Hamilton: Some great BMX action on display here with Valtteri Bottas.
  • +2 Lance Stroll: Lovely gesture to visit some children in the hospital, putting lots of smiles on lots of faces.
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: Giving Stroll a thumbs up in Canada: "He looked like he was doing a good job, and I just wanted to acknowledge that."

Standings for Week 13

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Fernando Alonso436
21Lewis Hamilton433
3-1Daniel Ricciardo131
40Daniil Kvyat122
50Max Verstappen121
60Romain Grosjean218
72Valtteri Bottas818
8-1Carlos Sainz Jr117
9-1Nico Hülkenberg11
102Sebastian Vettel210
110Felipe Massa9
12-2Sergio Pérez-28
133Kevin Magnussen27
14-1Esteban Ocon-16
15-1Jenson Button6
16-1Kimi Räikkönen6
172Lance Stroll25
18-1Stoffel Vandoorne4
19-1Jolyon Palmer4
200Marcus Ericsson1
210Antonio Giovinazzi1
220Sergey Sirotkin0
230Pascal Wehrlein0
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