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Illman’s take on 2024 Saudi GP

Should F1 really be racing in Saudia Arabia? Join Kym Illman as he shares his thoughts on the 2024 Saudi Arabian GP in Jeddah! He also talks about everything that happened at the Jeddah Corniche circuit on media day at the 2024 Saudi GP and explores the planned Qiddiya F1 track. Click here to watch the video.

F1 drivers personal wheels

You probably know what F1 drivers drive on track, but what do they actually drive at home? Valtteri Bottas owns a Mercedes AMG GT Black Series, which he got in August 2021. Lewis Hamilton has two AMG ONEs, one for himself and one for his dad, and he also has an Agusta Brutale RR LH44, which he has driven to some races.

What lies ahead for Sainz?

Carlos Sainz’s performance didn’t warrant losing his seat, yet it’s noteworthy that this change wasn’t brokered by team principal Fred Vasseur, who played a pivotal role in Hamilton’s move to Maranello, nor by Ferrari’s CEO Benedetto Vigna. Instead, the decision came from Ferrari’s owner, John Elkann. But what lies ahead for Sainz?

Lia on Williams Team Torque

In episode two of Team Torque, hosted by Williams duo Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant, Williams academy driver Lia Block joins the boys ahead of her F1 Academy debut as the trio look ahead to the Saudi Arabia GP. Mia talks about her first race in Jeddah, and the boys give her a heads up that the Jeddah track is one of the hardest ever.

Stepping in like Lando

Ever thought about what it takes to pull off a Lando Norris-style entrance? Well, you’re in luck because McLaren just laid out the four steps to entering the garage like Lando. First, start with a run, then do the heel flicks. After that, give the lucky tap for some good vibes, and finally, pump fists.

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