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Part of the fun of watching a Formula One race live is listening in to team radio. The communication between drivers and their teams is often revela ...

Part of the fun of watching a Formula One race live is listening in to team radio. The communication between drivers and their teams is often revelatory, giving viewers an insight into what is really going on – but it can also be inadvertently hilarious. 

Kimi Raikkonen is known for being curt and quick with his replies, and finds himself on our list. Here are some others:

#1 Fernando Alonso, Bahrain GP 2012

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Fernando Alonso, then with Scuderia Ferrari, was trailing the Mercedes of German driver Nico Rosberg at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain in 2012 by a small distance. Unable to navigate the space behind Rosberg because the gap was too small, Alonso got audibly agitated, shouting “You have to leave the space! Alll the time you have to leave the space!” before making a rude gesture at the Mercedes in front.

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