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Two World Champions and a young charger - Christine's Rankings, Week 17 // Button moves back into second place after karting trip

Published by Christine

Button salutes fans at Silverstone
Credit: McLaren Honda

The Silverstone race is a good opportunity for home grown heroes to wow the crowds, and both Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton jumped at the opportunity to do so. They're not the only ones picking up points this week though, as we've also got Esteban Gutiérrez giving his teammate just a bit of aggro, the Williams team making their very own ice creams and even Stoffel Vandoorne making an appearance.

Daniel Ricciardo remains at the top of the rankings table, but his lead is anything but unassailable, so if you've spotted something pointsworthy I need to include for any of the drivers, let me know!

Movements for Week 17

  • +3 Nico Rosberg: Showing some significant bravery in appearing in front of the Silverstone crowd who wasted no time in booing him.
  • +2 Valtteri Bottas: Creating what is an ice cream work of art, but I'm not going to be the one to taste test it!
  • +3 Jenson Button: Great little piece of karting fun with Fernando, Stoffel and Mika Hakkinen!
  • +3 Fernando Alonso: Great little piece of karting fun with Jenson, Stoffel and Mika Hakkinen!
  • +3 Stoffel Vandoorne: Great little piece of karting fun with Fernando, Jenson and Mika Hakkinen!
  • +1 Sergio Pérez: Not the best video, but love Sergio having post-race panic attacks watching it back.
  • +1 Kevin Magnussen: Sharing a sneak peek of neck training, which really does look awkward.
  • +1 Max Verstappen: Points for thinking positive, that his little TV screen is a simulator.
  • +3 Lewis Hamilton: Risking life and limb for a bit of crowd surfing at Silverstone.
  • +1 Nico Hülkenberg: This is one way to cheer on your home player.
  • +2 Esteban Gutiérrez: Esteban taking the initiative in a equal driver status interview question.

Standings for Week 17

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Daniel Ricciardo33
21Jenson Button331
31Nico Rosberg331
4-2Felipe Massa30
50Fernando Alonso329
60Romain Grosjean19
70Carlos Sainz Jr18
80Sebastian Vettel15
90Nico Hülkenberg113
100Esteban Gutiérrez212
114Lewis Hamilton39
12-1Max Verstappen18
133Valtteri Bottas27
14-2Daniil Kvyat7
15-2Jolyon Palmer6
16-2Kimi Räikkönen6
170Kevin Magnussen16
185Stoffel Vandoorne34
19-1Felipe Nasr3
200Sergio Pérez13
21-2Marcus Ericsson3
22-1Rio Haryanto2
23-1Pascal Wehrlein2
240Alfonso Celis Jr0
250Charles Leclerc0
26-1Esteban Ocon0
27-1Sergey Sirotkin0
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