FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of December 15, 2023
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F1 action isn’t always exclusive to on-track battles and overtakes! We chose our community’s top 5 stories from throughout the week, for a weekly recap of FanAmp’s favorite off-track action from around the web.
It’s that time of year to come together and enjoy binge-watching all the Grid The Grid episodes from this season. Some episodes feature drivers answering fun questions, like naming race winners with surnames for each letter of the alphabet. In another, drivers arrange the grid by their ages. Click here to watch the video.
Drivers race RC cars
Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez, and Daniel Ricciardo are driving their personalized remote-controlled cars around a replica of the United States Grand Prix at Oracle Headquarters. As usual, there will be some jumps, crashes, and, hopefully, a few cars making it to the finish line. Verstappen is typically the frontrunner, but can he outpace the others this time?
Schumacher teaches longest German words
Mercedes reserve driver Mick Schumacher is often seen on the track or learning from fellow F1 drivers. In a different role this time, he’s giving language lessons—specifically, teaching some really long German words. Schumacher notes the Germans’ penchant for combining words extensively, and you can join in to learn more about it.
Mercedes future F1 star
Mercedes has added a new talent to their driver lineup. This 17-year-old Italian is being compared to Lando Norris, dubbed the next Max Verstappen, and even seen as a potential replacement for Lewis Hamilton. He is jumping past Formula 3 straight into Formula 2 with Prema Racing, who have recently guided Charles Leclerc and Oscar Piastri into F2. So, who is this guy? Does he have what it takes to make it into F1?
Brown opens up about McLaren’s F1 journey
In a candid and engaging conversation, Zak Brown, the Team Principal of McLaren, shares an insider’s perspective on McLaren’s ambitions, the challenges they’ve faced, and future plans. Covering various key topics, Brown shares insights into McLaren’s transformation in Formula 1 under his leadership, providing an exclusive look into the team’s strategies, goals, and values.