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Which I had to post on Dailymotion because Tumblr claimed it was sexually explicit 😀

why I love formula one

a selection of reasons and a look back on moments throughout the years that have reminded me just why I love this sport so much


  • when the drivers mess around

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  • #placesalonsowouldratherbe
  • dancing drivers

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  • dancing mechanics
  • dancing marshals

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  • how the drivers get along so well with each other

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  • when vettel got bored and overtook two drivers in the pitlane with literally zero effort

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  • team twitter sass
  • when all else fails, get the duct tape
  • the Suzuka puppets
  • crazy fan costumes

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  • Button’s cake obsession

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  • how excited we get when random animals appear on the track

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  • when the drivers pull faces/smile for the camera

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  • how much kimi raikkonen doesn’t give a shit

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  • “Felipe, baby”
  • lucky nipple tweak

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  • swearing over team radio
  • the famous kimi quote
  • that one time when all the teams raced boats down the pit lane during the rain in Suzuka
  • Mexican waving at Silverstone

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  • Riccardo drinking out of his shoe and then forcing Webber to do the same
  • amazing driver abbreviation coincidences ‘BUT GRO PER’
  • smiley Dan

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  • awesome helmet designs
  • vettel’s victory doughnuts
  • car worshipping
  • the night races
  • when two drivers who are on the podium don’t like each other and the other driver stands awkwardly and gives an The Office style look to the camera
  • sebastian choosing to go deep into a corner and lock up so he wouldn’t hit a seagull and then teasing Hamilton for not braking for it after the race

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  • Maurizio being adorable
  • Kevin and the banana
  • Rosberg’s adorable clumsiness

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  • mclaren’s new team member at singapore
  • how every time Kimi gets onto the podium they never have actual champagne
  • the love everyone has for the driver’s wives

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  • the pirelli stetsons in Austin
  • the pirelli ushankas in Russia
  • the pirelli sombreros in mexico
  • when one of the driver’s pours champagne over the interviewer
  • the fact that Hulkenberg takes his little Hulk Pop! vinyl around the world with him and takes pictures for his Twitter with it
  • that time when Jenson and Fernando snuck onto the podium

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  • when Vettel put the whole front wing of his car into the cockpit
  • when drivers hijack the marshal’s scooter and drive them both back to the pits

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  • the red wigs
  • sauber vs force india pit lane crate rowing

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  • that time when kimi got out the car during a red flag period and just ate an ice cream without a care in the world
  • the marshal teddy bear at Hungary
  • adorable little felipinho
  • and to finish off, just a selection of hilarious fernando alonso moments

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F1 drivers as driver instructors for a day

Nico R: “Alright, the most important thing when you get into the car is to fix the mirrors”
You “…so you can see your blind spots better?”
Nico R: “No, so you can have better angle to fix your hair”


Lewis: “Step one, music to set you in the right mood”
You “…what”
Lewis: “Step two, drive by the curb and remind Nico that I’m a better instructor than he is”


Sebastian “Ok, that’s the brake pedal. That’s the gas pedal. When you go for a turn use you body and–
You “Seb”
Sebastian “–just like that and then–”
You “SEB”
Sebastian “–eyes on the road, WHAT?”
You “Am I not supposed to be the one driving??”
Sebastian “Lol, no.”


Kimi: *hands over piece of paper*
You: “What is this?”
Kimi: “The address for the nearest bar. Drive.”


Felipe M: “You’ll do fine, you got this, just easy and controlled motions”


Valtteri *hyperventilates*
You: “You ok?????”
Valtteri: “I’m just really nervous!!”
You: “YOU’RE NOT EVEN THE ONE DOING THE DRIVING”
Valtteri: “I KNOW!!!”
*from the backseat* Felipe M: “You’ll do fine, you got this, just easy and controlled motions” 


Dan: “Yoooo, what up mate. Let’s do it”
You: “I’m going to crash this car. I’m terrified”
Dan: “It’s cool, it has got a survival cell. Also, let’s make sure we got some sick tunes to help ya relax”
*plays death metal*
You: “I see what you did there”


*Max gets into the car*
You: “I thought Daniil was supposed to be my instructor?”
Max: “Yeah, we got swapped for it. I don’t know why. Marko told me to just get into the car”


Sergio: *pulls out rosary and a crucifix* “Perfect, we’re ready to go”
You “…”


Nico H: “I took the liberty of pimping out the car”
You: “Define… Pimping”
Nico H: “Press that button”
*disco ball drops, lights start going off, THIS PLAYS EVERYTIME YOU TRY TO USE THE HORN*


Kevin: “Rule number one: if it’s yellow, YOU ACCELERATE AND HIT IT”
You: *nervous sweating*


Jolyon: “Rule number one: if you hit an animal, accelerate and do it. No point in braking”
You “…ok?”
Jolyon: “Brake afterwards. Check if they’re dead. If they aren’t, back up and finish the job”
You “WTFFFF”


Carlos: “So… This your first time driving?”
You: “Yeah, duuh. That’s why you’re here”
Carlos: “Perfect. Lesson one, how to do donuts in a parking lot. Also how to lay rubber in the shape of a pe– *HORN BLARING*


Daniil: “We are going to do this, we are going to take back that seat, WE ARE GOING TO SHOW THEM WHAT YOU’RE CAPABLE OF”
You: “Intense”
Pyry: *from the backseat* “Don’t forget your seatbelt”
You: “Sooo, he always with you orrr….?”


You: “Where’s the seat-belt in this car?”
Marcus: *hands over duct tape*
You “…”
Marcus: “There has been some financial difficulties. We had to make cuts”


Felipe N: “Please drive slow. I already have a receding hairline, let’s not add grey hairs into the mix”
You: “ok…”


Fernando: “Ok. I will make a great driver out of you. You will be the very best, you will win 10 F1 championships when I’m done with you”
You: “It’s ok Fernando, I just need to learn things like where the gas pedal is, where the break pedal is–
Fernando “WE DON’T SAY THE B WORD HERE. We call it the ‘coward’s pedal’ and you will never use it”


Jenson: “Lesson number one: how to get through McDonald’s drive through, proceed  to order, remember that you’re on a strict diet, park in their lot and cry, while watching younger and more successful kids steal your food because you can’t eat it and you’re too old”
You: “…you ok?”
Jenson *cracks open bottle of gin* “Haven’t been since 2010″


Romain: “Lesson one: how to prop your knee on the steering wheel while driving, so you can flip off other drivers with both hands”
You: “…Jesus take the wheel”


Esteban G: “Alright. Give it a bit of gas, slow down before corners and never take your eyes of the road”
You: “Finally, a normal one!”
Esteban: “AND NOW WE ARE GOING OFF THE ROAD AND INTO THE WILD, WOOOOOOO”
You: “JESUS TAKE THE WHEEL”


*you, Esteban O. and Pascal, are all standing near a bicycle*
Pascal: “Toto said that the last time he let his children in a car there was pure carnage, so now we’re not allowed into any kind of motorized vehicle without his direct supervision”
Esteban “…so here’s a bike”

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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo previews the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.