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I was thinking they'd gone for coffee - Christine's Rankings, Week 31 - Drivers react to teammate changes, and there are tricky interviews ahead

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This week the F1 world has been bombarded with news of driver changes, with Felipe Massa out at Ferrari and Kimi Räikkönen in - leaving behind him a spare seat at Lotus. There has been plenty of reaction, as well as interviews with the main players, all needing points. There's also room for some talk about food, a bit of a tricky Q&A at Caterham, and meeting a famous face or two. Don't forget you can send in any potential pointsworthy finds either by commenting on this post, or tweeting @f1rankings.

Movements for Week 31

  • +2 Mark Webber: Training for his next gig with a bit of space hopper action!
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: A corporate gig to visit the Swiss watchmakers, but I mostly love it for bringing the word Schaffhausen to my attention.
  • +2 Fernando Alonso: Lovely tribute to his departing teammate, photos and best wishes.
  • +2 Felipe Massa: Taking the high road and announcing his departure from Ferrari himself, via the social media he's embraced so well!
  • +1 Max Chilton: Meeting David Beckham!
  • +3 Heikki Kovalainen: Excellently handling a slightly awkward interview with a five-year-old in Caterham's latest behind-the-scenes video.
  • +3 Felipe Massa: Being super duper honest about who his hardest teammate has been, particularly the Alonso versus Schumacher discussion.
  • +2 Nico Rosberg: Enjoyed this little chat between Nico and his engineer about radio issues, particularly about the coffee!
  • +1 Romain Grosjean: Romain's favourite thing about Singapore is the noodles!

Standings for Week 31

This week's standings
10Lewis Hamilton148
20Jenson Button43
31Felipe Massa535
4-1Fernando Alonso233
50Valtteri Bottas28
60Daniel Ricciardo26
70Giedo van der Garde24
80Jean-Éric Vergne24
90Max Chilton122
102Nico Rosberg221
11-1Paul di Resta20
123Mark Webber220
13-2Esteban Gutiérrez19
14-1Sergio Pérez19
15-1Nico Hülkenberg18
160Romain Grosjean113
171Heikki Kovalainen311
18-1Adrian Sutil9
190Pastor Maldonado6
200Charles Pic6
210Jules Bianchi5
220Alexander Rossi3
230Kimi Räikkönen2
240Rodolfo González1
250Luiz Razia1
260James Calado0
270Ma Qing Hua0
280Sebastian Vettel-2
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