FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of November 24, 2023

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.

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Ricciardo spills in Drew Barrymore’s car chat

Danny Ricciardo embarks on a joyride with talk show host Drew Barrymore and answers some quirky questions along the way. Ricciardo reflects on his upbringing, recounts the dramatic crash at the Dutch Grand Prix, and sheds light on his entry into the racing world. Adding a touch of humor, he pulls out a card from the glove box for some laid-back confessions, including confessing to tossing things out of windows during his younger days and sharing a few other amusing details.

Drivers face off in hovercraft showdown

Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Checo Perez engage in a hovercraft showdown against AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda and Daniel Ricciardo! The drivers navigate their floating crafts through the Nevada Desert, complete two skills challenges, and then compete in a final head-to-head race. Which team will drift through the dusty terrain and claim the win?

‘Rail the Snail’ with Albon

Alex Albon took on the challenge of designing a particularly tough Formula One track. Albon started by saying that because drivers are used to driving clockwise, he would start the sketch in an anti-clockwise direction. The result was a snail-like diagram he named ‘Rail the Snail’ or ‘Train Rail,’ proposing it could be in Thailand.


F1’s Alex Albon designs the hardest @Formula 1 track 🏎️ #f1 #f1tiktok #alexalbon

♬ original sound – bleacherreport

Guillermo’s F1 adventure at Las Vegas

Talk show personality Guillermo Rodriguez gives us a glimpse into the life of a Formula 1 driver at the Las Vegas Grand Prix. He starts by chatting with celebrities and race drivers, including Anthony Mackie, Terry Crews, Checo Perez, Charles Leclerc, and Yuki Tsunoda, asking them about their favorite F1 car sounds. Before hitting the road, Guillermo gets some training from Lando Norris.

Behind-the-scenes from the Las Vegas GP

Despite the unfavorable media coverage leading up to the Las Vegas Grand Prix, the event still stood out as an exciting and somewhat controversial race on the F1 calendar. The Las Vegas F1 featured a mix of F1 drama, great photo opportunities, and a noteworthy opening ceremony for the Vegas GP. Join Kym Illman as he shares some behind-the-scenes moments from the race.

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