FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of December 29, 2023

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Wrap battle with McLaren

McLaren gave Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri some uniquely shaped gifts to test their holiday wrapping abilities. Norris acknowledged that wrapping Christmas presents isn’t the easiest for him, mentioning that he’s not great at it. The duo started with a small toy MCL60 car and talked about the holiday season while wrapping other gifts.

Honda Thanks Day with Tsunoda and Ricciardo

Celebrating Honda Thanks Day in Japan proved to be another exciting occasion! Yuki Tsunoda and Daniel Ricciardo took the wheel of the AT02, a classic racing car from 1965, and had quite a bit of fun. They tried different vehicles and hung out with motorsport friends. It was an epic event.

Verstappen and Perez react to driver tweets

Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez are looking through the archives to see what Formula 1 drivers have tweeted over the years. All that the Oracle Red Bull Racing duo has to find out is who said it. It was quite entertaining as the drivers tried to figure out which of their colleagues had crafted the witty tweets.

Best of 2023 interviews

Check out the best moments from Channel 4’s F1 interviews in 2023, like George Russell on a boat in Monaco, Lando Norris talking about his holiday while golfing in Bahrain, and Max Verstappen’s exclusive interview in Silverstone with Steve Jones. Oscar Piastri was also featured, and he talked about fulfilling his childhood dreams by becoming an F1 driver.

Albon and Sergeant reflect on the 2023 season

Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant got into the Christmas mood as they sat by the fireside, exchanging gifts and reflecting on the 2023 season. They discussed their holiday plans, with Sargeant mentioning he’d do some simulator training before heading back to family in Florida, while Albon is taking a two-week holiday.

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