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The Finishing Line - with Romain Grosjean 04 Apr 2013

Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1.
Formula One Testing, Day 2, Jerez, Spain, Wednesday, 6 February 2013 Roman Grosjean (FRA) DAMS (yellow car). GP2 Series, Rd 2, Race 1, Barcelona, Spain, Saturday 21 May 2011 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E21 makes a pit stop.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Race, Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, 24 March 2013 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E21.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Qualifying, Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, 23 March 2013 Race winner Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 celebrates on the podium.
Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Race Day, Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, 29 July 2012 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus E20 crashed out of the race.
Formula One World Championship, Rd20 Brazilian Grand Prix, Race, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 25 November 2012 Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus with girlfriend Marion Jolles (FRA) TF1 TV Presenter.
Formula One World Championship, Australian Grand Prix, Rd1, Qualifying Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, 17 March 2012

Lotus racer Romain Grosjean has had no problem reaching the finishing line so far in 2013 - the 26-year-old Frenchman was tenth in Australia and sixth a week later in Malaysia. But how well will he negotiate our new ‘Finishing Line’ questionnaire, designed specifically to provide an alternative insight into the minds of today’s Formula One stars? Read on to find out…

The sportsperson I most admire is…
Romain Grosjean:
I have many that I admire: (tennis player) Roger Federer, (skier) Didier Cuche, (rally driver) Sebastien Loeb and (former tennis player) Yannick Noah.

The best actor in the world is…
RG:
Jean Reno

The most memorable overtaking move of my career was…
RG:
It was in GP2 at Barcelona in 2011. I overtook three cars in two corners at Turns 4 and 5. Two around the outside and one on the inside.

My favourite song of all time is…
RG:
I like the songs of Adele.

The best thing about the off-season is…
RG:
You can sleep as much as you want.

The last time I lost my temper was…
RG:
It happens sometimes, yes. The last time, I guess, was in December. I dropped almost everything I had on me - my phone, my wallet…

My first pet was…
RG:
It was a Jack Russell dog by the name of Milou.

My most treasured possession is …
RG:
My wedding ring.

The funniest person I know is…
RG:
Hughes Trevennec from Mumm champagne.

My favourite drink is…
RG:
Champagne on the podium.

You would never catch me wearing a…
RG:
Pants made from floral fabrics.

The best excuse to give your team boss after crashing the car is…
RG:
Sorry, I’ve got the wrong pedal…

The last time I lost something was…
RG:
Touch wood, I almost never lose anything.

My favourite holiday destination is…
RG:
Mauritius.

My favourite time of the day is…
RG:
Dinnertime.

The strangest rumour I’ve ever read about myself was…
RG:
That my wife was pregnant two years ago which was not true at the time. She is now…

The best present I’ve been given by a fan is…
RG:
A mini model of myself carved from wood and painted.

The best cure for a hangover is…
RG:
Time!

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