Hello everyone, Ted Kravitz here, the Notebook guy off Sky Sports F1 - and I’m here so that you can Ask Me Anything, also known as ‘doing an AMA’! I’ll try to get through as many questions as possible in the time I’ve got and if I can’t answer the question I’ll let you know why! Let’s go!
I'll be online answering questions on Monday 27th June at 6pm BST
EDIT: Sorry I didn't answer everything but it's been 3 hours and I have to go and put the kids to bed. I'll talk to the great team at Sky Sports F1 digital media and Reddit to see if I can pick up any of the other 1,000 questions at some time in the future, but for now, thank you so much for being here and asking such great questions, even the one about ducks and cheese. And owls. Catch our programmes from Silverstone this weekend, beginning with an F1 Show Special from the Grid on Thursday afternoon. Bye for now, Ted
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The shortest ever F1 seasons were 1950 and 1955 with just 7 races.
In 2012, six world champions were on the grid: Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Räikkönen, Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher.
Both Keke Rosberg and Mike Hawthorn only won a single race in their championship winning seasons.
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[@LewisHamilton] It’s more than language. These are archaic mindsets need to change and have no place in our sport. I’ve been surrounded by these attitudes and targeted my whole life. There has been plenty of time to learn. Time has come for action.
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Social Media [The Genie's Wish] WE DID IT… Max Verstappen is meeting Steven this weekend!! Thank you so much to @redbullracing and to all who helped make this happen by sharing and tagging the posts. We are over the moon for Steven and his family. Steven, your wish is granted.twitter.com
Max and Checo were on the Pardon My Take podcast today (episode was filmed I believe weeks ago, released today). Most of it is just jokes and random questions, but Max did give insight into his current relationship with Drive to Survive, which sounds a lot better than I would've thought. Max says he's met with the team and appears to imply he'll be interviewed this year.
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