Red Bull celebrate their constructors’ championship win, F1 discovers its new home in the USA and more Tweets from the United States Grand Prix weekend.
— Xevi Pujolar (@xevipujolar) November 15, 2012
Great team mclaren BBQ this evening. The armadillo racing and line dancing were novel! Thanks to everyone for organising it, great fun.
— michael collier (@mikeycollier) November 15, 2012
— Max Papis (@maxpapis) November 15, 2012
The drivers had their first chance to drive the new track on Friday. Sebastian Vettel overcame a water pump failure in second practice to top the times sheets in both sessions.
Early start here in Indy…. Excited to be heading to Austin to support @pauldirestaf1 ,catch up with friends and watch some F1.
— Dario Franchitti (@dariofranchitti) November 16, 2012
The teams would have liked deeper-depth garages but for the fans it’s fun to see the fuel/tyre areas out the back.Thanks COTA!…
— Peter Windsor (@PeterDWindsor) November 16, 2012
Not much love on Twitter for COTA’s pitlane siren!
— McLaren (@TheFifthDriver) November 16, 2012
Di Resta doesn’t want to talk about his car’s balance on the radio. He’s told to “for the benefit of the team and those in the factory.” #F1
— F1 Fanatic Live (@f1fanaticlive) November 16, 2012
— F1 Fanatic (@f1fanatic_co_uk) November 17, 2012
Vettel continued his dominance with a faultless pole lap while Alonso struggled to ninth place. Jenson Button retired from qualifying after a mechanical failure in Q2.
Perez’s 86-year-old Granny is coming to watch him this weekend. Reckon he should tidy up his act before she arrives… Yikes!
— Sarah Holt (@sarahholtf1) November 17, 2012
???©ÔÇÿ?ìThat was great! Thanks to all your Support! Most of you did a good bet! But tomorrow is Even more important! We’re hot!!!
— Florian Eschrich (@Real_Flo) November 17, 2012
Great qualy result for @marussia_f1team!Had a great lap bit a shame at the end with yellow flags think could have improved even more.
— Timo Glock (@realTimoGlock) November 18, 2012
Quali today as expected, struggling to get the tyres working on short runs but tomorrow we will beat both Marussias, we are the better team
— Heikki Kovalainen (@H_Kovalainen) November 17, 2012
Race day at the Circuit of the Americas got off to a controversial start as Ferrari announced they would deliberately incur a gearbox change penalty on Felipe Massa’s car, sending him back five places on the grid but moving Alonso up one. Lewis Hamilton narrowly beat Vettel in the race after the Red Bull driver lost momentum while lapping Narain Karthikeyan.
At a VIP dinner last night an American woman asked me”where are you from?” I said Australia, she said “wow your English is amazing”
Getting ready for team photo. That tells you that the season comes to an end!!
— Timo Glock (@realTimoGlock) November 18, 2012
Nothing would give me more pleasure than seeing Red Bull opening Webber’s gearbox. Come on guys, do it! Ferrari, man up and go RACING
— Rene Dias Torcato (@rdtorcato) November 18, 2012
Bit off for FOM to not play the full Vettel message on the main feed. They did the same with Webber in Abu Dhabi. #F1
— F1 Fanatic (@f1fanatic_co_uk) November 18, 2012
Vettel says he was held up by a backmarker which helped Hamilton pass. “It was Karthikeyan’s fault.” #F1
— F1 Fanatic Live (@f1fanaticlive) November 18, 2012
Good start, then good clean fight with Lewis(who was quick), then loads of alarms for a few laps, then bang. Now off for burger.
— Filippo Sapia (@BigFil_f1) November 18, 2012
#F1 Great moment after race when Bernie came to Christian Horner and thanked him for ensuring that we have a showdown in Brazil…
— Adam Cooper (@adamcooperf1) November 19, 2012
Race is over with P3 and P4. A very solid race from Fernando, a fantastic one from Felipe!
— Scuderia Ferrari (@InsideFerrari) November 18, 2012
Back at the hotel. Wow – AMAZING traffic management. Congrats Austin. You guys kicked ass. A spectacular and well-deserved success.
— Gary Hartstein (@f1doc) November 18, 2012
Very good job from the drivers, mechanics and engineers. Recovered from yesterday’s events and put both cars ahead of the of opposition.
— Gianluca Pisanello (@gpq1971) November 18, 2012
Another top drive through the field from @jensonbutton today, what could have been if not for the quali issues yesterday.
— Chris Buncombe (@Chris_Buncombe) November 19, 2012
Crowd was epic. Wicked turnout. Thanks to everyone who came. Hope y’all enjoyed it! twitter.com/danielricciard?óÔé¼?ª
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) November 19, 2012
We are in that line, separates winning and losing, be good or magical, dream or reality, is a thin line, and became familiar to us recently.
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) November 18, 2012
Well done to Red Bull for their World Championship…. great effort guys!
— Paul Seaby (@Seabs) November 18, 2012
Thank you all for tweets! just clocked up my 10th #F1 world championship!
— Kenny Handkammer (@Chiefboltkennyh) November 18, 2012
Oh yeah!!! twitter.com/leestevo1/stat?óÔé¼?ª
— Lee Stevenson (@leestevo1) November 18, 2012
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