In the first of a new series of race weekend articles @AnthonyFrench rounds up the Twitter highlights from F1 drivers, team members and more at the Indian Grand Prix weekend.
Conservative tyres and some unusual sights on the roads were among the talking points for the F1 community at the Indian Grand Prix.
Good indian curry for dinner tonight, lets see how we feel tomorrow!
— Heikki Kovalainen (@H_Kovalainen) October 25, 2012
— Xevi Pujolar (@xevipujolar) October 25, 2012
All Kingfisher Team members back at work and fully supportive.I sincerely thank all of them for their faith and continuing commitment.
— Vijay Mallya(@TheVijayMallya) October 25, 2012
It’s a pretty standard programme for FP1. Data collection this morning while the afternoon will be focussed on tyre work.
— Sahara Force India (@clubforce) October 26, 2012
Very dirty track and massive traffic in all my runs. So next time please get out of my way ??????????
— Timo Glock (@realTimoGlock) October 26, 2012
enjoyed that Fp1 session, its a nice technical track.. Every time I get more and more confidence with the car! This session was for grandpa
— giedo van der garde (@GvanderGarde) October 26, 2012
C Horner says Red Bull have ‘subtle evolutions’ on their car. Bad news for the rest? #F1
— Maurice Hamilton (@MauriceHamilton) October 26, 2012
— Williams F1 (@WilliamsF1Team) October 26, 2012
Didn’t expect to be tweeting while the session is still on, but FP2 cut short due to hydraulic issues. But looking ok so far #airtelIndianGP
— Narain Karthikeyan (@narainracing) October 26, 2012
Ferrari are laying a new road with their pit stop pullaways… An observation from an undisclosed team source #HolyCow
— Lotus F1 Team (@Lotus_F1Team) October 26, 2012
A record breaking week in the sim over at last. Seriously long hours, lots of data to go through. Do it all again next week!!
— Richard Wiltshire (@richardjw) October 26, 2012
Tractors coming the wrong way down the motorway! Smog, deadly smells, mozzies, bad driving, a normal saturday morning! #f1india corblimmey.
— Warwick Pugh (@wozzly) October 27, 2012
Our coach has just driven up a motorway sliproad THE WRONG WAY people swerving but treating it as normal!!!#Delhihighwaycode
— Paul Seaby (@Seabs) October 26, 2012
Raikkonen told: “Confirmation it is OK to completely cross the white line on the right of the pit entry.” #F1
— F1 Fanatic Live (@f1fanaticlive) October 27, 2012
— INDIAN GRAND PRIX (@IndianGPF1) October 27, 2012
Lotus deny rumour that Proton is to buy #F1 team
— Maurice Hamilton (@MauriceHamilton) October 27, 2012
Vettel’s never been out of the top two in any F1 session on the Buddh circuit in 2 years. His 35th pole in 97 races. Red Bull lockout again
— Martin Brundle(@MBrundleF1) October 27, 2012
Just heard RBR 15km/h quicker than the rest in turn 10 and 11 (double apex corner) #F1 Sure looked quick, that is quite something if true.
— Paul Hembery (@PaulHembery) October 27, 2012
Going to gym for a light session, as always tomorrow gonna be 110% effort from start to finish regardless the position or the pace
— Heikki Kovalainen (@H_Kovalainen) October 27, 2012
Not a bad day, but always a shame not to find time between Q2 and Q3. Last year @jensonbutton started P4, finished 2nd… Roll on tomorrow
— Tom Stallard (@Tom_Stallard) October 27, 2012
Decent qualifying for us today. Much closer to RBR than yesterday and all to play for tomorrow.
— Dave Robson (@DaveRobsonF1) October 27, 2012
— Lee Stevenson (@leestevo1) October 27, 2012
Just ran the track…. Great circuit but It’s sooo smoggy! ‘Cough cough’
— Gemma Lawrence (@_gem_gem) October 27, 2012
As a birthday present, I bought Bernie a ticket to a Formula 1 race.I figured it’s the only thing nobody’s ever got him before.
— Sean Kelly (@virtualstatman) October 28, 2012
From my little Italian I think Alonso was just told to use all his KERS at the exit of turn three. That or his Albanian octopus is pregnant.
— F1 Fanatic Live (@f1fanaticlive) October 28, 2012
If Vettel’s car is touching the ground too much he could have a problem in scrutineering with plank width. #F1
— F1 Fanatic (@f1fanatic_co_uk) October 28, 2012
Vettel: “Thank you boys. Each and every one of you, thank you. No matter who you are. Everyone is pushing like there’s no tomorrow.” #F1
— F1 Fanatic Live (@f1fanaticlive) October 28, 2012
@adamcooperf1 you have a very short memory! Either tyre could have done the whole race today. Not sure that’s what people really want.
— Alan Permane (@AlanPermane) October 28, 2012
Low degradation and wear, made for a different type of race compared to early season. Could we have used Super soft ?Probably with hindsight
— Paul Hembery (@PaulHembery) October 28, 2012
Congratulations @nicohulkenberg!!!Perfect defending against Grosjean! These points have been realy hard work!!! ??
— Florian Eschrich (@Real_Flo) October 28, 2012
Great first & last lap, the problem was all the laps in between!! Struggled on the soft, felt good on the hard but 2 far back 2 challenge..
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) October 28, 2012
So that’s it for another weekend….off to Abu Dhabi tomorrow!
— Williams F1 (@WilliamsF1Team) October 28, 2012
I thought leaving Silverstone was bad, this is a nightmare. Its a race against time to make it to the airport. The clocks ticking quickly
— michael collier (@mikeycollier) October 28, 2012
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) October 28, 2012
Over to you
Did you spot any other noteworthy F1 Tweets during the Indian Grand Prix? If so, share them in the comments.
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