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F1 Tweets of the week: video games, shampooing dogs and driving test success

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F1 Tweets of the week: video games, shampooing dogs and driving test success
Oct 2, 2015, 1:36 PM

Every week on JA on F1 we’ll be closing out the Formula 1 week with a look back at some of the social media messages that made us smile and that ...

Every week on JA on F1 we’ll be closing out the Formula 1 week with a look back at some of the social media messages that made us smile and that you might have missed.

Pretty much anyone who is anyone in F1 is on Twitter these days [with the notable exception of a couple of @scuderiaferrari drivers] and they are getting better at it with every week that passes. In the spirit of sharing with the community, we’ve selected a few of our favourites. We hope you enjoy it!

Nico Hulkenberg proudly showed off his new plug-in light up shoes.

https://twitter.com/NicoHulkenberg/status/649226562101997569?lang=en-gb

Red Bull spied Jenson Button explaining to Fernando Alonso why he decided not to retire from F1 after all.

https://twitter.com/redbullracing/status/647951818320953345?lang=en-gb

Lotus’ pack up following the Japanese Grand Prix didn’t take long. The team was locked out of its hospitality unit at Suzuka due to unpaid bills.

https://twitter.com/Lotus_F1Team/status/648043660253245440?lang=en-gb

Valtteri Bottas didn’t look best pleased about going out on the drivers parade.

https://twitter.com/WilliamsRacing/status/647978440541503488?lang=en-gb

https://twitter.com/WilliamsRacing/status/647978981577347072?lang=en-gb

Ferrari remembered Michael Schumacher’s final F1 win…

https://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari/status/649593410752540672?lang=en-gb

… while the official F1 Twitter feed remembered one of the Scuderia’s more controversial victories at Indianapolis in 2002.

https://twitter.com/F1/status/648826021555372032

Lewis Hamilton took his dogs for a spa day, which they looked positively ecstatic about.

https://twitter.com/LewisHamilton/status/649622376515153921

Fernando Alonso exercised a spot of damage control on social media after his Japanese Grand Prix radio outburst. Perhaps Ron Dennis had a word…

https://twitter.com/alo_oficial/status/648128772105891840

https://twitter.com/alo_oficial/status/648128906004856833

https://twitter.com/alo_oficial/status/648128952632913921

McLaren produced this 8bit video game promo that we’re still struggling to understand, specifically the bit with the stampede of red bulls!

https://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/649252665038270465

Romain Grosjean eyed Haas F1’s other cars in its Charlotte HQ after being announced as the team’s lead driver for 2016.

https://twitter.com/RGrosjean/status/648935087929737216?lang=en-gb

And finally, Max Verstappen passed his driving test on his 18th birthday, which means he can finally drive legally on the road, despite racing a 200mph F1 car all year long…

https://twitter.com/Max33Verstappen/status/649166196454113280?lang=en-gb
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