2014 Chinese Grand Prix Friday in Tweets

2014 Chinese Grand Prix

On the first day of track action in Shanghai the big talking points were Pastor Maldonado’s off-track adventures and Marco Mattiacci’s first day as Ferrari team principal.

Here are the highlights from Twitter.

Practice 1

There were plenty of Brazilian flags in the grandstands to support Williams, with Felipe Massa and test driver Felipe Nasr on driving duties in the morning session.

A few drivers struggled on the cold and green track.

Practice 2

After a spin in first practice, Maldonado crashed at the pit entry in the second session. The off was reminiscent of Lewis Hamilton’s in the 2007 Chinese Grand Prix.

After the action

After the resignation of Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali on Monday, his replacement was on the pit wall for the first time.

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9 comments on 2014 Chinese Grand Prix Friday in Tweets

  1. In_Silico (@insilico) said on 18th April 2014, 17:03

    The joke Vettel made is genious.

  2. BasCB (@bascb) said on 18th April 2014, 17:09

    Lovely extension of the tweets coverage this. Makes for a really nice look through what went on today, and some good smiles it brought (2xpastor)

  3. Hamilfan (@hamilfan) said on 18th April 2014, 17:15

    “I crash ” – Truer words were never spoken


  4. Hamilfan (@hamilfan) said on 18th April 2014, 17:18

    Who are the people depicted in the sculptors – Bernie , Alonso ( guess ) , Schumacher ( wild guess ) , no idea .

  5. GB (@bgp001ruled) said on 18th April 2014, 19:15

    OK gearbox is harsher but faster so you live with that.
    and pastors i crash! awesome!!!

  6. LAK (@lak) said on 19th April 2014, 8:57

    Great compilation @bbudna and @KeithCollantine, great feature ;-D Keep up the great work!

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