This week’s Podium or Pits features a LOT of Jenson(s), the England Rugby team, a poorly Anthony Davidson, a dash of F1 fashion, and Lotus does things doggy-style…
Jenson Button – it’s been a good weekend for the McLaren driver. A grand prix win and named one of the 10 best dressed men in the world by the magazine Vanity Fair. POP bets that Eddie Jordan is seething. If team-mate Lewis is feeling left out, then POP recommends getting rid of the earrings, immediately. News that Jenson was involved in a serious crash proved unfounded this weekend as it was revealed that the driver’s website has been hacked. Damn that News of the World.
POP’s Worst Dressed in Formula 1
- Michael Schumacher – white jeans are only suitable for Liz Hurley. Take note, Jake Humphrey, DC and EddieJordan.
- Martin Brundle – that necklace. Men + jewellery = bad bad bad.
- Lewis Hamilton – ask Benson Jammichello, he’ll be more than happy to elaborate.
- Flavio Briatore – ok, so he’s not quite in F1 these days, but he’s a classic bad style culprit. The Robin Gibb-style glasses, the swimming trunks, where does POP begin?
- Eddie Jordan – the man needs no introduction.
A best dressed list was too hard. F1 types aren’t exactly trend-setters.
The England Rugby team – no, this isn’t RugbyBadger! But those of you who follow sports other an F1 (shock horror) will be pleased to hear that the England rugby team have enlisted the help of McLaren to improve their performance. Confused? No, they won’t be having driving lessons: the whizz kids at McLaren are going to analyse the players’ GPS readings and using the data to improve their training. World Cup glory to follow?
Lewis Hamilton – gracious in defeat: that’s how a true British sportsman acts. Here’s what he said over Twitter:
Anthony Davidson – the BBC 5Live commentator has had a rough week: he broke his collarbone in a cycling accident. Get well soon!
Big shunt on the road bike yesterday. One broken collarbone and a rubbish start to the holidays! – @antdavidson
Lotus – the team has been off POP’s radar for a while, but this twit pic (a picture uploaded via twitter) caught the eye… Perhaps Lotus should reconsider its race strategy team?
“You can tell it’s been a long, hard slog of a day in the Team Lotus office today…” – Team Lotus via Twitter
‘Jenson’ – what’s in a name? “Jenson” has, for the first time, entered into the top 100 of names in England and Wales for 2010! 686 boys were named after the McLaren driver in 2010. Lewis is at 27th, and is rapidly falling down the rankings. Hmm, telling, very telling.
BadgerGP – there’s a poll/competition which POP would like to draw your attention to in a totally neutral and unbiased way. Click here to vote (you know what to pick!)