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The Secret Life of Jarno Trulli 02 Sep 2010

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, European Grand Prix, Preparations, Valencia Spain, Thursday, 20 August 2009 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Lotus rides the circuit.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 12, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 30 July 2010 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Lotus T127.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6, Monaco Grand Prix, Practice Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Thursday, 13 May 2010 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Lotus.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 12, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 31 July 2010 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Lotus T127.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Belgian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Friday, 27 August 2010

He’s Italian but he’s never driven for Ferrari; he’s scored 246.5 points over the course of his 14 year Formula One career; his first - and only - victory came at the 2004 Monaco Grand Prix; he has raised almost 670,000 Euros for Abruzzo since a devastating earthquake hit the region in April 2009; and he owns a vineyard. These are just some of the things you probably do know about Jarno Trulli. Now find out a few you don’t, with the help of the latest installment in our Secret Life series…

Q: Are you the kind of guy to have a ‘Plan-B’?
Jarno Trulli:
No, a ‘Plan A’ guy, definitely.

Q: Who do you most look forward to seeing when you arrive in the paddock on a Thursday?
My bicycle.

Q: Who is your dream date?
My wife!

Q: Which film last made you cry?
Ah so many! I don’t like watching romantic movies, I prefer watching action. CSI… things like that.

Q: What are you afraid of?
I’m a bit afraid of flying because I feel like once they shut the door you’re a dead person, and when they open it again you’re alive

Q: What was the last book you read?
It was one my wife gave me... quite a while ago.

Q: What is your favourite way to relax?
Doing sport, being with the family and being away from Europe because if I’m in Europe people keep calling me, so I like being in Miami.

Q: Have you ever - or would you ever - dye your hair?
No, and I don’t plan to.

Q: Name five things that you hate?
Snakes, being late, when things are unjust, screaming and pepper on my food.

Q: Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

Q: What did your teachers say about you in your school reports?
That I was always there, but not for studying!

Q: Who were your childhood heroes?
Niki Lauda.

Q: Do you have any guilty pleasures?
I like gadgets too much.

Q: Do you collect anything?
I’m passionate about all sorts of things. I’ve got a couple of old jukeboxes for example.

Q: What do you miss most about home when you are on the road?
I don’t really miss home as I know I’ll be back very soon.

Q: What was your worst buy?
A lot of people think it’s bad, but I like it - it’s a Hummer.

Q: How do you take your coffee?
I don’t drink coffee.

Q: Your ideal non-race Sunday morning?
Get up early, go out for some training and then go home to watch sports on TV.

Q: What was your first vehicle?
A go-kart.

Q: What’s the most embarrassing mistake you’ve ever made?
I’m not really embarrassed about anything I’ve done.

Q: What is the best thing you can cook?
Salt fish - fish cooked in a salt crust.

Q: When was the last time you were really angry?
Saturday in Spa [where Trulli felt he was blocked during qualifying].