The Lesser Known Robert Doornbos 02 Feb 2007
Red Bull's test and reserve driver divulges a little personal information - including a brush with the law in explosive circumstances
Q: What's in your garage at home?
RD: A full-cross Honda 125cc, a scooter from when I was 16, golf clubs, and my car, a BMW M3.
Q: Tell us something we don't know about you?
RD: I spent a couple of hours at a police station when I was 12 for lighting up some fireworks in a shopping mall and as punishment I had to do 12 hours of community work. Oops!
Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
RD: Don't have a favourite song, but I do have a favourite place Cabin Lodge at the Suzuka circuit hotel
Q: The last good deed you did?
RD: Taking a bus full of really sick kids to the Afsluitdijk (a huge dam with a road running along the top) in Holland where I gave a demo last year with my Red Bull F1 car, and then spent some time with them for pictures and signatures.
Q: If you were a superhero, what would your special powers be?
RD: To be able to fly anywhere very fast!
Q: Your most prized possession?
RD: My family.
Q: Person you most admire?
RD: My Dad.
Q: Do you have any bad habits?
RD: People tell me sometimes to relax more, as I'm always keeping busy
Q: What would you be if you weren't a racing driver?
RD: Most likely a tennis player, as that was what I liked best before I started as a racing driver!