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The only Twitter account I write for you - Christine's Rankings, Week 4 // In which Fernando Alonso joins Twitter, and Kimi appears on TV

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It's been another big week of rankings, as the drivers make their last minute preparations for the 2012 season. Most are in Melbourne, or are on their way, and there has been talk of flights, of food, and of acclimatising to the surroundings. We've got a new member of Twitter, with Fernando Alonso making his debut on the microblogging tool, whilst Kimi Räikkönen appeared on Top Gear and proved himself to be more than just the monosyllabic Iceman we know. Also on TV this week, Lewis Hamilton made a few appearances in his brother's documentary, and it was great to see him helping Nic out when analysing some footage. Roll on next week when we'll have seen our guys out on track for the first race of the year.

Movements for Week 4

  • +2 Heikki Kovalainen: More Heikki and Catherine cuteness!
  • +1 Pastor Maldonado: The Williams team have been getting involved with a Japan tsunami charity.
  • +1 Bruno Senna: The Williams team have been getting involved with a Japan tsunami charity.
  • +2 Felipe Massa: There's nothing like spooking a TV presenter, especially when you're driving on snow!
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Getting all excited down under in Melbourne.
  • +4 Lewis Hamilton: Some of the scenes of Lewis helping out his little brother in the Nic Hamilton documentary were excellent.
  • +2 Jenson Button: Cheering his girlfriend on as she completes her first marathon: "Congratulations @jessybondgirl! girl did great!! 4hrs36mins pretty good for her first attempt. Time to stuff our face with some good food!!"
  • +2 Timo Glock: Bringing back his video updates, the first from Melbourne - on a bike!
  • +1 Heikki Kovalainen: The man does love to be at one with nature. We've seen his bird-saving antics, now he has a new friend!
  • +6 Fernando Alonso: For not just joining Twitter (@alo_oficial), but for doing it in style with a rather fab and cute video! Yes, it is sideways. What of it?
  • +1 Jenson Button: Not only does he cheer his girlfriend on, he gets told off by the police doing so!
  • +1 Narain Karthikeyan: Sharing some pitlane pictures is always good - the garages, and a car!
  • +10 Kimi Räikkönen: The Iceman made his much anticipated appearance on Top Gear this weekend. Points for being just as confused by the Lotus thing as the rest of us, for liking to sleep even before a race, for going super fast and not even appearing to try, for wanting the Stig's job, and for generally being more smiley than we've seen in a while.

Standings for Week 4

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
121Kimi Räikkönen1010
25Lewis Hamilton47
3-1Daniel Ricciardo16
42Jenson Button36
5-4Mark Webber6
612Fernando Alonso66
72Heikki Kovalainen35
8-5Vitaly Petrov5
92Timo Glock24
10-6Kamui Kobayashi4
11-3Narain Karthikeyan14
12-7Charles Pic3
13-3Jean-Éric Vergne2
14-2Nico Hülkenberg2
156Felipe Massa22
16-3Paul di Resta1
17-3Romain Grosjean1
182Pastor Maldonado11
19-4Sergio Pérez1
20-4Nico Rosberg1
21-4Michael Schumacher1
221Bruno Senna11
23-4Pedro de la Rosa0
240Sebastian Vettel0
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