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Putin really seems to think I’m the saviour of Russia

He sent me this picture. Apparently I’m the uncrowned King of Russian motor racing now. It’s a good thing that I’m not easily flattered, otherwise I’d be, well, flattered.

The Russian Grand Prix can’t come fast enough

I’ve just spend a day in the bleedin’ country and believe me, it’s about time somebody started to spread the automotive message around here.

It isn’t for lack of enthousiasm. They just don’t have a clue. Or decent repair shops. Or spare parts, for that matter.

So what do the Russians have? A fixation on exhaust pipes, for one thing.

I know, wood consists of carbon-based fibres. But it’s not the same thing. Really.

And I don’t even know where to start on this one. Continue reading