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F1 Grid Girls Texan style

Updated 2018 GMT (0418 HKT) November 17, 2013
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Guard of honor. The Texas grid girls line up with strict precision as they add their own touch of style and glamor to proceedings in Austin. Jewel Sakad/AFP/Getty
Renowned Austin make-up artist Rochelle Rae styles Krystal Malloy with a image she describes as "sexy, Texas girls with a dewy, natural look." Sarah Holt/CNN
World champion Sebastian Vettel receives the plaudits after setting the fastest time in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. Jewel Sakad/AFP/Getty
COTA girl Ashley Elgie describes herself as a tom-boy: "If I was given the chance I'd maybe drive a Formula One car." Sarah Holt/CNN
Cowboy style hats are very appropriate headwear for the grid girls to wear in the paddock at the United States Grand Prix in Texas. Paul Gillham/Getty Images
It's a tough being a COTA girl for Austin born and raised Amanda Bingman as she gets up before the crack of dawn to get "big Texas hair" ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix. Sarah Holt/CNN
Boot parade. Texan style footware is the order of the day for the grid girls at the F1 Grand Prix in Austin. Jewel Sakad/AFP/Getty