Kamui Kobayashi’s helmet designed by Linkin Park sold in an auction for Japan


Great news: Kamui’s helmet designed by Linkin Park was sold for 19,000 USD in an auction for the Japanese aid from @MusicForRelief! [Source]

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Rubens Barrichello having fun with the kids

Jenson Button and Mark Webber battling…for worst ad!

https://twitter.com/#!/JensonButton/status/149719171947708416

https://twitter.com/#!/JensonButton/status/149725283753275392

Winter Greetings from Sauber F1 Team



Pedro De La Rosa, Fernando Alonso and Marc Gene

Nico Rosberg dressed up for Mercedes GP christmas party

Jason Crump by Mark Webber

Christmas Card from Mark Webber!

Interview with Sergio Perez

Are you happy with your rookie season?

Sergio Pérez: “Well, I’m happy in terms of the speed I had but I’m not happy in terms of results and points. Also because of my accident I missed two races – Monaco and Canada – in which the car and the team performed very well. After I got back into the car it still took me a few more races until I was really a hundred percent again. But regarding my overall performance in F1, I think I can be happy with my rookie season.”

How did you get over the Monaco accident – physically and mentally?

SP: “Physically I had to wait. This wasn’t easy, but it was important. When I got back into the car for free practice in Canada I realised the difficulties I had. I felt dizzy, so it was impossible to drive. Two weeks later in Valencia I felt a lot better and was able to drive. It was better again in Silverstone and at the Nürburgring, but it was only in Budapest that I felt I was completely over it. It had been a very heavy impact and I learnt it takes time to physically make sure you feel right after suffering from concussion. Mentally it was a shock too. It helped me a lot to go home to Mexico and it was important to do all that work to prepare for racing again.”

Read the full interview here.

Lewis Hamilton at ICap Charity Day 2011

Here are some pics from the ICAP Charity Day where I got to be a trader for the day! In total they raised £12.75 million worldwide, which is incredible news and goes to help so many great charities including Starlight Children’s Foundation.