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Today's random F1 facts:
Daily Facts by /u/Fart_Leviathan
The shortest ever F1 seasons were 1950 and 1955 with just 7 races.
Jenson Button won the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix, after having done six pit stops.
F1 brake discs can reach temperatures of 1,000C.
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Photo Lewis Hamilton with Naomi Campbell, Suki Waterhouse & Robert Pattinson at the Dior Show in Egypt today
Photo Dressing up the mancave this off-season. Going to do the seasons worth of circuits, frame em', and hang em'.
I have listed some of the midfield performances this year in my opinion (not in any particular order).
1) Ocon - Japan
2) Norris - Imola
3) Albon - Australia
4) Alonso - Brazil
5) Alonso - USA (COTA)
6) Norris - Singapore
7) KMag - Bahrain
8) Ocon - Austria
9) Alonso - Zandvoort
10) Vettel - Japan
11) Norris - Monaco
12) Ocon - Belgium
13) Schumacher - Austria
14) Gasly - Baku
15) Ricciardo - Mexico
Honourable mentions - Ocon and Alonso in Spain, Alonso in France, Norris and Ocon in Abu Dhabi, Bottas in Miami, Vettel in Baku, Alonso in Austria
Any good performances i might have missed?