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The Finishing Line - with Force India’s Paul di Resta 26 Apr 2013

Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM06.
Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Chinese Grand Prix, Qualifying, Shanghai, China, Saturday, 13 April 2013 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India F1 and Sir Chris Hoy (GBR).
Formula One World Championship, Rd1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, 13 March 2013 Paul di Resta (GBR) AMG Mercedes C-Klasse (2008). DTM, Rd9, Barcelona, Spain, 19-21 September 2008 The rain catches out Paul di Resta who nudges his Force India into the wall and brings out the safety car on Lap 70 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India F1.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Preparations, Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, 21 March 2013

Force India’s Paul di Resta has had a decent start to the 2013 season, crossing the finishing line in a points-scoring position in all but one of the first four races. With that in mind, we thought it high time he took part in our ‘Finishing Line’ questionnaire, designed to give an alternative insight into the psyche of today’s Formula One stars…

The sportsperson I most admire is…
Paul di Resta:
Sir Chris Hoy (six-time Olympic cycling champion).

The best actor in the world is…
PdR:
Sean Connery - the best James Bond ever.

The most memorable overtaking move of my career was…
PdR:
It was a move I made in DTM at Turn 10 of the Formula One track in Barcelona, passing Timo Scheider. It was in 2008 and it was a change for the championship and a pass for the lead of the race.

My favourite song of all time is…
PdR:
I’m not really interested in music - I hear things rather randomly. Maybe something by Coldplay.

The best thing about the off-season is…
PdR:
Being in your own bed.

The last time I lost my temper was…
PdR:
Funny, I can’t remember although it was a quite good winter for that…

My first pet was…
PdR:
A dog called Jake that I had when I was one or two-years-old.

My most treasured possessions are …
PdR:
My watches.

The funniest person I know is…
PdR:
My friend Jordan, a childhood friend.

My favourite drink is…
PdR:
Irn-Bru - a sparkling Scottish soft drink.

You would never catch me wearing…
PdR:
Lederhosen.

The best excuse to give your team boss after crashing the car is…
PdR:
It was my twin.

The last time I lost something was…
PdR:
My sunglasses.

My favourite holiday destination is…
PdR:
Being at home.

My favourite time of the day is…
PdR:
Morning.

The strangest rumour I’ve ever read about myself was…
PdR:
I’m not really in the rumour category now…

The best present I’ve been given by a fan is…
PdR:
A photo book.

The best cure for a hangover is…
PdR:
An English breakfast.

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