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Tweets of the Week - I quite like cake too // Exciting races can be exhausting, but there's tons of fun along the way

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This week's set of ten eye-catching tweets features a variety of topics - including potential new ideas to change the setup of a race weekend, where to find the best cake, and settling grudges before the summer holiday gets underway.

Washing down tyres, might we get new compounds soon?
Washing down tyres, might we get new compounds soon?Credit: Pirelli S.p.A. & C

Week Ending: 1st August 2011

1. Paul is taking to Twitter to float new tyre ideas now.

What do you think about the idea of a Qualifying tyre? A tyre giving max grip, 3 laps. Means zero driver error? Like the old days?

PaulHembery PaulHembery

2. Someone needs to let Jenson know about this.

Best kept secret in the paddock: The cake down at Force India. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

AdamHayNicholls AdamHayNicholls

3. It's about time someone got the opportunity to, er, stick it to the man.

Jenson making fun of 'the Vettel finger' during press conference and Vettel punches him in the arm in retaliation! Brilliant!

antdavidson antdavidson

4. They don't always get it right, but McLaren do leave their drivers to get on with it when it matters.

Before I forget. Massive congrats to Martin Whitmarsh for letting JB and Lewis race. The sport owes a debt and Red Bull should watch

easonf1 easonf1

5. There's a price to pay for what is such an exciting year.

Hardest. Commentary. Ever. #spent

gcreighton gcreighton

6. Looks better than you'd expect, smells worse than you'd expect.

Nick's car back in the garage - looks much better than you'd expect, does smell a bit chargrilled

OfficialLRGP OfficialLRGP

7. Another Red Bull demo is on the cards.

I can confirm that Red Bull and David Coulthard will do an #F1 demo in Austin in August. Exact date/location unknown now.

StatesmanF1 StatesmanF1

8. Best not to go into the summer break with a grudge.

Magnanimous gesture from @LewisHamilton to personally apologise to Paul di Resta for nearly wrecking his race.

ianparkesf1 ianparkesf1

9. First time... so far. You never know what's going to happen.

Just landed in Geneva, we took off after Schumacher but he just landed after us so it's the first time I overtake him this year!

H_Kovalainen H_Kovalainen

10. And that is it! F1 takes it's summer break and the factories shut down. Hibernation time.

Official factory closure - smells like summer holiday! Back for you at the 15 of August. Cheeeeeers! http://yfrog.com/keuvpqjj

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