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This is my name - Christine's Rankings, Week 4 // Passing the time in the damp Chinese conditions

Published by Christine Blachford

Pérez has plenty of fun in the Chinese paddock
Credit: Sahara Force India

There were a lot of opportunities for drivers to show off their personalities during the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, mostly because of the enforced downtime due to poor weather conditions. There was also a lot of fun in the build up, with ping pong and karting, lots of training, and a brief view inside Sergio Pérez's room - both in a video tour, and a clip of some football that probably should have been taken outside.

Don't forget I'm open to suggestions, particularly as the season gets into full swing and we start seeing insightful videos and interviews that need to be noticed! Let me know if you spot anything and you'll get your name up in lights as well!

Movements for Week 4

  • +1 Daniil Kvyat: Going along with a slightly bizarre twist on the interview format - Scrabble!
  • +1 Carlos Sainz Jr: Going along with a slightly bizarre twist on the interview format - Scrabble!
  • +2 Romain Grosjean: Pretty interesting guide round one lap of Shanghai using footage from the Codemasters game.
  • +2 Valtteri Bottas: Starting a paddock video in his usual calm manner, even though Lewis is late for double presenting duties.
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: Rocking up late for a video with Bottas but being charming enough to carry it off.
  • +4 Lewis Hamilton: Being really thoughtful to the Chinese fans waiting for a non-existant FP2. Not only did he cross the barriers to get close and wave/take video, he then signed some hats on the go and delivered them to the crowd.
  • +1 Max Verstappen: "You'll be able to read what I ate tomorrow."
  • +4 Sebastian Vettel: Helping the fans out with a spot of spelling!
  • +2 Sergio Pérez: Nice little behind the scenes tour of his driver room, starting with the most important bit: "This is my name."
  • +2 Daniel Ricciardo: Getting competitive with Felipe Massa and Max Verstappen in a spot of table tennis.
  • +1 Felipe Massa: Getting competitive with Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen in a spot of table tennis.
  • +3 Carlos Sainz Jr: Doing a bit of Baywatch-style preparation on the beach in Bahrain.
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Can't really explain why but I find this particular workout video quite hypnotic.
  • +1 Nico Hülkenberg: Enjoying the sunshine in Bahrain and going for a turtle-like swim.
  • +2 Max Verstappen: Showing off his karting skills to some budding drivers in China.
  • +2 Daniel Ricciardo: Skipping like kids do in the playgrounds!
  • +1 Sergio Pérez: Definitely the sound of something breaking when Pérez indulges in a spot of indoor football.

Standings for Week 4

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Lewis Hamilton519
24Daniel Ricciardo58
30Romain Grosjean27
40Valtteri Bottas26
5-3Fernando Alonso5
63Max Verstappen35
75Sergio Pérez34
89Carlos Sainz Jr44
910Sebastian Vettel44
10-5Stoffel Vandoorne3
11-3Felipe Massa13
12-5Esteban Ocon2
13-3Marcus Ericsson1
14-3Antonio Giovinazzi1
15-2Daniil Kvyat11
16-2Kevin Magnussen0
17-2Jolyon Palmer0
18-2Kimi Räikkönen0
19-1Lance Stroll0
200Pascal Wehrlein0
210Nico Hülkenberg10
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