#TechF1 Treasures- The #F1 Race Weekend in Official FIA Documents #BritishGP

Brought to you by TheJudge13 contributor Mattpt55 – the best in Scrutineering, Stewards’ Decisions, and other assorted FIA documents looked at slightly irreverently  

There’s the race we see on telly, and then there’s the race behind the scenes. One rarely talked about by reporters but told in part by the official FIA documents. Here is a selection of this weekend’s documents for you to peruse at your leisure. Enjoy. Wonder where all this great stuff came from? Right Here

 

 

From the Dept of Home Improvement

ThursDrainage

 

presumably they don’t mean the parking area too.

 

 

From the Dept of Count all the Things

 

ThursCounting4OddManOut

 

Never thought we’d see Pastor tied with Seb

 

From the Dept of Dental Hygiene

 

 

ThursGears

 

Seems Ferrari are a bit hard on the teeth. Too much sugar in the espresso?

 

From the Dept of

 

ThursGearspart2

 

I think he felt left out because all the cool kids were doing it

 

From the Dept of Stop Making it too Easy

 

ThursPresserLessons

 

 

 

Lewis sounds like he’s been reading too much Sartre.

 

From the Dept of  Aww come on, you can try harder than that

 

ThursFMLearning

 

but what, *what* did you learn??!!

 

From the Dept of Redeeming Oneself

 

ThursLHMakesaPoint

 

 

That’s more like it.

 

From the Dept of Check your Facts, Thank You

 

ThursLHSusie

 

 

Couple of times < Quite a lot

 

From the Dept of Button they’re a couple of Hammy’s

 

ThursLHandJB

 

No word yet on their possible comedy tour

 

From the Dept of Coded Messages

 

ThursPresserFutureFreud

 

 

Just read the highlighted words. It will all make sense

 

From the Dept of Count all the Things

 

FriICETC

 

 

Whole lotta Renault

 

From the Dept of Still Counting

 

FriMGU

 

Once again, Marussia heads Caterham

 

From the Dept of Yet Still More Counting

 

FriESCE

 

FriCE2

 

How about a PB&J? And it’s nice that Max and Fred are playing Star Wars together.

 

From the Dept of Ooops we Left Someone Out

 

FriNewEverythingJEV

 

 

All JEV all the time

 

From the Dept of New Things

 

FriNewGearBox

I guess it’s easier than replacing the individual gears

 

From the Dept of Breaking the Law

 

FriNaughtyStep1

 

That would’ve been illegal even under the old limits

 

From the Dept of Guess we Haven’t Quite Learned Our Lesson

FriNAughtyStep2

 

 

Maybe someone should tell them what the speed limit is

 

From the Dept of Tender MerciesFriNaughtyStep3

 

I guess that’s an excuse

 

From the Dept of The Dog ate My Homework

 

FriNaughtyStep4

 

 

I guess that makes sense

 

From the Dept of Hot Air

 

FriPresserCatBusAsUsual

 

He wasn’t kidding. They really *did* show them exactly what they do.

 

From the Dept of Someone asked Your Question

FriAeroPt1

 

FriAeroPt2

 

Lots of interesting stuff.

 

From the Dept of Complicated Answers

 

FriRestrict1

Restrict2FriRestrict3

FriRestrict4

FriRestrict4a

I guess Adrian conveniently *forgot* 3 straight years of Red Bull dominance. Read it all, but fuel and lube look to be the answer for Renault.

 

From the Dept of Where in the World is Adrian

 

FriWheresAdrian

 

in his new office, designing boats

 

From the Dept of Newer Things

 

SatCEALO

 

From the Dept of Other New Things

 

SatCHIGearBox

 

Well there goes any hope of victory

 

From the Dept of I Hope You’re Paying Attention

 

SatTrackLimits

 

 

Well, you asked for consistency

 

From the Dept of Being Consistent

 

SatTrackLimitsNAughty

 

and you got it. That’s what they get for sleeping through meetings

 

From the Dept of Which Way is Up

 

SatSoftware

 

I wonder how much they paid to get on the early upgrade program

 

From the Dept of Who Needs Sleep

 

SatLateNightLotus

 

Hope they don’t forget anything important

 

From the Dept of See What Happens When You Don’t Get a Good Night’s Sleep

 

SatNAughtyFuel

was that quarts or litres?

From the Dept of Can’t Believe I’m Sitting Here

 

SatNRCrazy

 

I’m going to buy a lottery ticket now I’m so hot.

 

From the Dept of Renaming Things

 

SatSVBigBalls

 

Abbey is hereby renamed Pretty Big Balls Corner. How could that go wrong?

 

From the Dept of Speaking of Manly Things

SatJBrisk

 

Wheelspin in 5th???!!! Time for some new delicates I’d say.

 

From the Dept of Memories

 

SatPapaSmurf

 

Here’s a glass in your honour. Happy race watching all

 

 

 

**************************UPDATE***************************

 

From the Dept of Holy Cow They Got Parc Ferme Out Before The Race

 

SunPF

 

That’s a 5 spot

 

SunPF

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SunPF3

SunPF4

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