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Tweets of the Week - Never too late to learn the basics // Events are the name of the game this week, as F1 spreads its wings

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It was a surprisingly busy week in the Formula One world, as although there was no racing to be had, there were plenty of other events. Red Bull turned up in London, the Goodwood Festival of Speed enjoyed good weather, and some fans made their voices heard at the FOTA Fan Forum.

The two Virgin cars lead a train of drivers during the European Grand Prix weekend
The two Virgin cars lead a train of drivers during the European Grand Prix weekendCredit: Virgin Racing

Week Ending: 4th July 2010

1. Karun puts us to shame - perhaps we should quiz him on it.

home for dinner tonight... spent evening watching the "season with mclaren" documentary series from 1993 - i really am a serious F1 fan !!

karunchandhok karunchandhok

2. The BBC kept their viewing figures up.

A little thank you from me. Despite being on a different channel & other things going on, we had 5m of you watching the GP! You lot are ace!

jakehumphreyf1 jakehumphreyf1

3. Virgin Racing look back on what happened in Valencia with fresh eyes.

Does anyone know where the blue flag regulations are defined, ie how long a driver has before he has to let someone past? #justCurious ;-)

VirginRacing VirginRacing

4. Keeping tabs on Alonso's temper.

Fernando Alonso says he has calmed down since Sunday, although watching Portugal v Spain won't do much for his peace of mind at the moment.

alanbaldwinf1 alanbaldwinf1

5. The Senior Race Engineer for Mercedes knows what's needed.

#FOTAfansforum - Jock Clear: "My mum loves F1, but she doesn't understand it all because the tv viewers don't get the data they need."

TheFifthDriver TheFifthDriver

6. Meanwhile, the fans appreciate the exceptionally tough cars.

Round of applause given to F1 for designing a car and having the safety standards to allow Mark Webber to walk away from that crash...

OfficialMGP OfficialMGP

7. More plans to talk about talking about planning.

An F1 Sporting Working Group meeting next week at Silverstone will allow teams & the FIA to clear the air on the Valencia safety car issues

adamcooperf1 adamcooperf1

8. This sounds like a challenge if ever I heard one.

S/stone has always been a photographic desert but that means one has to rise to the challenge! You be the judge when you see my efforts.....

F1Photographer F1Photographer

9. The World Cup results please a certain German driver.

Yes yes yes yes 4:0 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

realTimoGlock realTimoGlock

10. Does anyone talk about F1 anymore?

Tour de France started today gonna look for it closely, no surprises yet on prologue, difficult to pick favourite, could be close fight. #fb

H_Kovalainen H_Kovalainen

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