Lewis Hamilton took one look at Sebastian Vettel and decided, in the finest Texan tradition, that this town was not big enough for the both of them. No wonder he wore a stetson as he leapt atop the podium.
For the first time this season, Lewis Hamilton's mother, the publicity-shy Carmen, has turned up to watch him race. So, too, has his brother Nicolas, famously a picture of emotion at his maiden world title celebrations in 2008.
Sitting in Mercedes' motor home in the sweltering Sepang paddock a couple of hours after the denouement to yesterday's last ever Malaysian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was clearly struggling to process his emotions from what had been a topsy turvy weekend.
Toto Wolff is just explaining how futile it is to try to put his star driver Lewis Hamilton "in a box" and control what he does or what he says, when, with the sort of exquisite timing he is demonstrating more and more on track at the moment, a video appears on Hamilton's Instagram feed of a Chihuahua vigorously humping what appears to be a Donald Trump doll.