The last race of the Formula 1 season is approaching faster than Lewis Hamilton in a downhill shopping trolley – but will you know what the hell you’re talking about when the topic arises down the pub?
Bluff your way to pole position with our handy vocab guide...
A sharp set of corners going in different directions on a course. Preferably taken slowly, unless you want a very pricey pile-up on your hands.
Despite sounding like what an MI5 spy would call their crotch, it’s actually the name for when drivers move into position on the grid for the start of the race.
In rainy conditions, F1 car tyres can lose all grip and skim helplessly across the ground. Though the chances of this happening in the final Abu Dubai Grand Prix? Minimal.
The staple cheeky tactic for the guy in second place; popping behind the car in front will reduce drag and allow the pursuer to shoot past at higher speed.
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