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You created the rumour - Christine's Rankings, Week 7 // Alonso calls out the media as Kvyat revels in home activities

Published by Christine Blachford

Alonso still has plenty of eyes on him
Credit: McLaren Honda

Daniil Kvyat was still centre stage as he participated in his home race during the past weekend, but he wasn't the only one getting attention. Fernando Alonso still has plenty of eyes on him as he deals with the dodgy McLaren and prepares for his outing to America. There are points this week for all of the above, but also for having some fashion sense, for heading to the nightclub, and, as always, for cake!

F1 heads back to Europe now, so look for teams and drivers taking a break, and perhaps showing up at the factory. Let me know if you spot anything pointsworthy, there's still plenty to play for this season!

Movements for Week 7

  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: Taking inspiration from the totally inspirational Serena Williams.
  • +2 Kimi Räikkönen: Let's be honest, we'd all like to see Kimi picking up the karaoke microphone, wouldn't we?
  • +3 Fernando Alonso: Calling out Ted Kravitz during an interview and suggesting he shouldn't have to clarify a rumour that the media started.
  • +1 Sebastian Vettel: Vettel, the closet Bangles fan.
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Finding the positives in the season despite a difficult car. "Looks good," he says.
  • +2 Lance Stroll: Cute story from Ted about Lance not knowing what to do after finally managing to finish a race.
  • +1 Lewis Hamilton: For potentially wearing the only sensible outfit at the Met Gala 2017.
  • +2 Daniel Ricciardo: Love this post-race video suggesting he's in the nightclub in his race suit, and a quick chat with the race winner.
  • +1 Daniel Ricciardo: Quick street demo in Budapest with Bottas.
  • +1 Valtteri Bottas: Quick street demo in Budapest with Ricciardo.
  • +1 Fernando Alonso: Making Zak carry his bags on the way to Indy.
  • +2 Daniil Kvyat: Cake! (With a bonus point for looking terrified of it!)
  • +1 Daniil Kvyat: Embracing being called a torpedo by Vettel last year.

Standings for Week 7

This week's standings
PosNameChangeTotal
10Lewis Hamilton221
21Daniel Ricciardo414
32Fernando Alonso413
42Daniil Kvyat312
5-3Romain Grosjean11
6-2Max Verstappen9
72Valtteri Bottas17
8-1Sergio Pérez7
9-1Carlos Sainz Jr7
101Sebastian Vettel16
11-1Felipe Massa5
120Esteban Ocon4
130Stoffel Vandoorne3
140Kevin Magnussen2
153Kimi Räikkönen22
163Lance Stroll22
17-2Marcus Ericsson1
18-2Antonio Giovinazzi1
19-2Jolyon Palmer1
200Sergey Sirotkin0
21-1Pascal Wehrlein0
22-1Nico Hülkenberg0
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