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Words: Stuart Codling
Midday in Mexico City and the baking-hot sun is radiating with squint-making ferocity – and yet some folk in the Formula 1 paddock, including our interviewee, are still wearing garb to ward off the morning chill. The proliferation of gilets – more, even, than you’d expect to see at the average Harlequins rugby match – makes for a peculiar juxtaposition with what would otherwise be a typically Mexican scene. The wind carries not a chill but the joyous waft of trumpet, violin and guitar, signalling the approach of a wandering mariachi band.
Source : MotorSport