Secret mechanic's diary: the holiday's over

Secret mechanic's diary: the holiday's over

AUTOSPORT's fiction-based-on-fact column from the F1 garages continues as Spanners enjoys choosing his own clothing and ponders the prospect of working with Raikkonen

Don't get me wrong, this relatively new idea of shoehorning a summer break into the F1 calendar is no bad thing - I thoroughly enjoyed myself for the full two weeks.

The only downsides are that it pushes the end of one season a bit too close to the beginning of the next for my liking and when the fortnight's over, there's a certain amount of readjustment to be undertaken.

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