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Tweets of the Week - Random pictures and hardcore fans - One driver thinks the more pitstops, the better

Published by Christine

The Turkish Grand Prix was a sight to behold, and it was fascinating watching the teams and drivers gear up to the event on Twitter. From making their way through traffic, to getting to the circuit on time, we then watched as they navigated the weekend, some more fortunate than others.

We counted him out and counted him back in again
We counted him out and counted him back in againCredit: Team Lotus

This week, I've picked out my top ten tweets - including strange massages, hardcore fans, multiple laps, and Twitter questionnaires.

Week Ending: 9th May 2011

1. That is the point of physios, isn't it?

Getting a massage from @MikeyCollier, I think he's purposely trying to hurt me!! Weather looks pretty pants outside here in Turkey!

JensonButton JensonButton

2. Chandhok is making progress.

Not the most productive morning I've had ! Only 1 real full lap but was important for teams to save wet tyres as much as possible...

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...Still, atleast we got past turn 3 this time ;-)) !!

karunchandhok karunchandhok

3. Gary tries out a new pastime.

Check out my first blog of..... well ever!!!

GaryPaffett GaryPaffett

4. Heikki's fans follow him wherever he goes!

Just went to see fans here in Istanbul and met some hardcore Finnish fans, great to see so many of them here! Thanks for all the support.

H_Kovalainen H_Kovalainen

5. Nick's on the side arguing for more pit stops.

It was fun stopping four times in dry conditions, because you can push harder and have not to look after the tyres that much #F1

NickHeidfeld NickHeidfeld

6. Those motorhomes always have looked a bit like Transformers.

Just stepped out the office to find the motorhome had been packed up around me! Very confusing!!

WilliamsF1Team WilliamsF1Team

7. It's not all as glamorous as you might think.

A random picture as requested @f1_lou - My work station in Istanbul, lol #f1

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8. An interesting question to ponder.

#f1 A question for F1 fans. Which driver or drivers have surprised you so far this year in terms of their performance?

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9. I hadn't thought about this aspect of the DRS rules. Cue all photographers at just one corner for the rest of the season.

Flight back to uk today on easyjet from local airport, just reflecting on yesterday's race, boring from 1st corner! DRS zone was key place.

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10. Purely going by numbers, F1 may be on the up.

If TV viewing figures are the ultimate judge of the new-look #F1, then it's an unqualified success. Massive numbers yesterday. Thank you.

jakehumphreyf1 jakehumphreyf1

Don't forget you can use Sidepodcast's Twitter page to keep up with everybody who's anybody in F1, and let us know if you spot any great tweets during the week.