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The UK's BBC and Sky TV channels have split the broadcasting of Formula 1 races. Naturally, each channel puts together promos to showcase the upcoming race, such as the Beeb's recent stellar effort before the Monaco GP. In advance of last weekend's British GP, Sky aired the first in a series called Tooned, which will follow the capers of team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.

The shorts are being produced with British visual effects firm Framestore, who've taken home heaps of awards silverware of their own for commercials, music videos and movies like The Golden Compass and The Dark Knight. There will be 11 more to appear throughout the rest of the season, scroll down to watch the first.



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      throwback
      • 3 Years Ago
      Button looks like the guy from cloudy with a chance of meatballs
        4gasem
        • 3 Years Ago
        @throwback
        Hahahaha... I was totally coming here to post that exact comment! He TOTALLY does!
      Jeremy Pennini
      • 3 Years Ago
      They both look ridiculous! (In a good way). I love Buttons hair :)
      Carbon Fibre
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like how they accurately display Hamilton's ego snub up attitude and Jenson's laid back personality.
      f1fanj
      • 3 Years Ago
      If you see the man sneak behind the pilaster, he looks an awful lot like Luca de Montezemolo.
      CarMan
      • 3 Years Ago
      Notice the guy stealing something at 1:10.
      Michael Walsh
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow! Just when you thought F1 couldn't get any more annoying!
      urbanglowcam
      • 3 Years Ago
      Awesome. My favorite duo!
      ACURA23CL
      • 3 Years Ago
      Very nice! I hope they make more episodes.
        ACURA23CL
        • 3 Years Ago
        @ACURA23CL
        Nevermind...I just read that there will be 11 more. Read before you type, ME! Read before you type...
      TokyoRemix
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is great, can't wait for the rest.
      GasMan
      • 3 Years Ago
      OK, that was mildly entertaining. It was a good spoof on the McLaren overly technical culture and "secret lair" headquarters.
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