Behind the scenes in Germany
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Behind the scenes in Germany

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AUTOSPORT's group F1 editor Jonathan Noble brings more tales from the paddock after the German Grand Prix weekend

Not since the 1978 Canadian Grand Prix could many in the Formula 1 paddock remember a weekend where hats, scarves and warm winter jackets were a must.

The micro-climate that surrounds the Nurburgring did its best to produce a quite weird German GP weekend, with the elements ranging from glorious sunshine that left some with bright glowing faces, to the chilly race day morning where artic gloves were needed. "It's been colder than winter testing - and I just hope we don't need these big coats again this year," smiled Christian Horner before the race.

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