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Tweets of the Week - We're gonna need a bigger cabinet - Testing, visiting new tracks and more keep the drivers talking

Published by Christine

You'd be forgiven for forgetting it wasn't a racing weekend as Twitter has been full of teams and drivers using their spare time to the best advantage. Lotus went ahead and did some straight-line testing, Chandhok was on loan to get a peek at the new Korea track, whilst the DTM guys were busy, busy. I've narrowed it down to ten topics, but there are multiple tweets this week. Who would have thought 140 characters was not enough?

A vintage Dragon Rapide provides an unusual backdrop to Nabil Jeffri's testing debut at Duxford.
A vintage Dragon Rapide provides an unusual backdrop to Nabil Jeffri's testing debut at Duxford.Credit: Lotus Racing

Week Ending: 5th September 2010

1. The segregation of duties here does not look quite right to me.

Training for the Tristar111 Triathlon in Monaco. I am running and swimming, @bsenna is cycling. Around 5h total.

LucasdiGrassi LucasdiGrassi

2. It never occured to me that winning more often can cost you in other ways.

Yep, it's finally happened. We have a new trophy cabinet for reception.

redbullf1spy redbullf1spy

…we're the only people in the world who buy new furniture and hope it isn't big enough

redbullf1spy redbullf1spy

3. A new driver joins in the fun, and later thanks Heikki for his help.

Just finishd the Test,Driving a lotus Formula one car was just Unbelievably Awesome!! Thank you everyone who's involve in making this happen

nabiljeffri nabiljeffri

@H_Kovalainen thanks for the suppport mate,ur presence helpd me a lot.

nabiljeffri nabiljeffri

4. Renault put some rumours to bed.

Oh, and has anybody seen Robert and Felipe standing next to each other? I’m not sure they’d fit in each other’s seats if they swapped… ;)

rf1paddockpass rf1paddockpass

5. Rubens might need to order some more t-shirts.

what happened to Stig???in Brazil there are no news...

rubarrichello rubarrichello

6. Virgin find yet more ways to introduce awesome interactivity.

What music should we be listening to in the workshop? In the truck driving to Monza? In the garage on Sat afternoon? Tell us pls #VRmusic

VirginRacing VirginRacing

7. What the... Let me at 'em!!

In the AirPort leaving to warsaw¡ i got my wallet stollen yesterday evening at the cinema and had to remake all my documents and id card!!!


8. He'll get square eyes soon, too.

At MercedesGP today doing some more sim work. It seems my life is slowly becoming virtual reality!!

antdavidson antdavidson

I reckon one day I'll put my race suit on and realise it's made of pixels!!!

antdavidson antdavidson

9. You need to follow all of @karunchandhok's tweets over the weekend for a great insight into his time at Korea. Here are the most important ones though. - Just been out for the first run of an F1 car on the Korean circuit ! Very slippery but fun !!!

karunchandhok karunchandhok

There's undoubtedly a lot of work still to be done around the circuit but the Kavo guys seem confident it'll be done !

karunchandhok karunchandhok

10. Naming no names, cough, cough, wink, wink.

Hey guys last weekend was looking like it was going to be a cracker of a race but someone put a stop to that! Car is quick which is positive

The_Real_JB The_Real_JB

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