Champagne is the best way of moving politicians out of the way…so I agree with Slr – presentations, then champagne, then interviews would be better.
I liked the interviews – the drivers looked happier up there addressing the crowd than they often do in the press room, and it was a good start to have Mark Webber, who’s always worth listening to, and Jackie Stewart. It’ll be interesting when the title battle gets tense, or there are bad losers and victims of team orders up there!
It was the longest ever line of girls on the way up to the podium. I wish they’d update that by getting rid of it (at risk of re-opening a can of recent worms), it’s not 1972. The drivers don’t help by walking past them as if they’re not there.