FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of November 3, 2023

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Ferrari drivers’ Mexican culinary adventure

F1 drivers often go the extra mile to demonstrate their versatility beyond the racetrack, sometimes stepping into the role of skilled chefs. The Ferrari team wasted no time upon landing in Mexico, where both Charles Leclerc and Ferrari reserve driver Robert Shwartzman teamed up to prepare a delectable local Mexican cuisine.

Alpine’s Austin GP adventure

Alpine had a great time in Austin, and what made it even more memorable was the golf lessons Pierre Gasly participated in. Gasly received golf coaching from sports journalist Kyle Porter before testing his swings. He also visited the San Antonio Spurs arena, where he received a gift pack from the team’s mascot, the Coyote, and met his fellow countryman, Victor Wembenyama.

Alex and Logan’s Texas Taste Test adventure

Williams Racing drivers Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant joined the Austin fun by visiting a local barbecue place called The Barbecue to enjoy some classic barbecue dishes. Albon had previously introduced Sargeant to a Singaporean meal during the Singapore GP, and now it was Sargeant’s turn to share the experience with Albon in Austin.

Hamilton pulls shocking desk prank

Lewis Hamilton knows how to spice things up, and what he did to the Team Principal and CEO of the team is bound to leave you amazed. Hamilton found a photo of Toto Wolff, signed it, left a lighthearted and complimentary note, and placed the photo on Wolff’s desk. When Wolff asked about it, he was surprised to learn that it was Lewis who had done it.

Schumacher takes guacamole lessons in Mexico

Mick Schumacher is in the news again, but this time, it’s not about racing. While he didn’t get the opportunity to take the wheel of an F1 car at the Mexican Grand Prix, he made the most of his time in North America. The team surprised him with a cooking masterclass to learn how to make the perfect guacamole.

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