In the world of motorsport, you could say the occasional F-Bomb and the oh-so delicate word for faeces gets thrown around pit lane, but most of the time it never gets recorded on television.
Well, with a sprinkle of LIVE television and a teaspoon of emotional driver, you have yourself a recipe for something quite exciting – and of course, rather unfortunate for the driver’s bank account.
Warning: the following videos contain offensive language.
Scott McLaughlin – 2014 Clipsal 500
The 20-year-old Kiwi didn’t expect to finish second on debut with Volvo. He also didn’t realise he was going to drive the fans wild after his speech…
The Ice-man is no stranger to the media for his comic-remarks, but hey, it’s why we love him, isn’t it?
Jim Richards – 1992 Bathurst
Nothing could have possibly better-welcomed Mark ‘Skaifey’ Skaife into the V8 Supercar world, especially when your teammate calls a group of wound-up fans this…
James Hunt – 1976 British Grand Prix
Oh, and this is James Hunt. Known as the biggest larrikin to ever win a Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship. Bloody good on him.
Now, let’s wait for this weekend and see what the drivers’ can bring at the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Melbourne.
This weekend will embark the 64th annual British Grand Prix, held at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire England, marking the eighth round of the 2013 Formula 1 championship.
Last year’s race winner Mark Webber is looking strong, having claimed two British Grand Prix under his belt. The Australian is yet to win a race this season.
The odds are on Ferrari and Red Bull Racing this year for the victory, with Fernando Alonso stating the Ferrari’s are very good on the Silverstone circuit. Sebastian Vettel believes that Red Bull’s aerodynamic excellence will work in their favour.
After tyre degredation issues in Bahrain, Mercedes have modified the brakes on Lewis Hamilton’s car, but Hamilton believes with the high-speed nature of the circuit this could intensify the issue.
McLaren celebrate their 50th anniversary this weekend, with Jenson Button yet to claim a home Grand Prix victory at the Silverstone circuit.
The 5.891 kilometre circuit features two DRS zones, including one on the Wellington straight with the detection just prior to Turn 3 and the second zone is located at Hangar straight, with detected at Turn 10.
This year’s British Grand Prix will be held over 52 laps, or 306.747 kilometres.
The race will begin at 13:00 local time.