Big Formula One event in Central London Weds 12th July

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  1. MikeInWimbledon

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    Awwww. I'd love that. I missed out a few years ago when JB buzzed around Deansgate, Manchester in his McLaren.
     
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    If Silverstone can't make a deal, it may end-up that the F1 cars are in London every year... although I can't see that happening.
     
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    Ahead of the British GP, in the Capital, and Lewis (leading British Driver) is not going to be there according to Sky F1 as he is having a couple of days off. The fans give him so much support, give them a bit back Lewis.

    If you can't make it to London, there is a 3 hour live broadcast on SkyF1 from 6pm
     
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    A lot of noise going on at the moment by some girls called little mix or something...would rather hear the cars!
     
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    I so wish I could have attended. My daughter would have loved it all.
     
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    Not impressed that Lewis chose not to attend. He really can be a d!ck sometimes.
     
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    Yes. Agreed Jay. Unless it's a genuine reason or maybe he's far too cool for such things.

    However, I do think his employers should have insisted he attend.
     
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    I think he has gone against team instructions/ignored their request. :doh:

    He is an outstanding driver, but sometimes his choices make it easy for people to criticise him.
     
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    With races 1 week apart, organising an event mid week and then expecting drivers to attend is not realistic. I'd rather he did what ever is necessary to win the next race.
     
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    Understood. However, 19 other drivers were there to promote their sport. Unfortunately for them it's all part and parcel of being a modern day F1 driver. No excuse at all IMO. :fail

    Even Kimi (can't be ar*ed) Raikkonen made the effort.

    (btw. Big Lewis fan here so don't jump down my throat)
     
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    Me too - big Lewis fan but he judged this one wrong... badly wrong.
     
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    I'd rather Lewis clear his head after the team letting him down twice in a row so he's able to come back positive for the weekend's race. Everyone can see him there.
     
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    With the support Seb got from the crowd (surprisingly), I wouldn't be surprised if he gets some boos on Sunday if he gets on the podium
     
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    i was there today, with the spanish royals in town too, there were lots of police around.
     
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    Well hacked off about missing this. I've been away and didn't know it was on and today I've been working by Oxford Circus....a 5 minute walk away.

    I finished at 2pm as well!!
     
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    F1 can't afford the congestion charge and low emissions tax :D
     
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    Don't worry, last time they did an F1 display in London the crowds were 50 deep and you had to climb up a lamp post to see anything.
     
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