FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of October 13, 2023

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Albon tours Losail paddock

Alex Albon, the Williams F1 driver, offers a tour of the brand-new paddock at the Losail International Circuit, which happens to be the longest paddock in Formula One. Although its length may not hold significant importance, it certainly entails a considerable walking distance. Albon walks us through the garage, where they keep engines and gearboxes, the hospitality area for coffee, the cafeteria, and office spaces, among other locations.

Norris talks mental health

McLaren’s driver, Lando Norris, discusses mental health with his Performance Coach, Jon Malvern. Norris discloses that a poor performance or loss can have a lasting impact on him, sometimes lingering for weeks. When discussing the crucial mental aspects his coach helps him with, Norris specifically mentions his eating and sleeping habits.

Lewis teases new beverage company

Hamilton fans recently spotted a new Lewis Hamilton ‘burning account’ that the driver created on Instagram. After some days of sleuthing, the fans have figured it out branding Hamilton a “marketing genius”, even appearing to sip on this new beverage during a media appearance. The agave-based, non-alcoholic drink called “ALMAVE” will allegedly be revealed to the world officially on October 26th. 

F1 Origins – A look into Alpine’s French Heritage

Alpine was founded in 1955 by Jean Rédélé, who, since a young age, had a passion for motorsport and a love for the Alps (hence the name). So, how did this nearly 70 year old team make their debut in Formula 1 in 2021? Discover the history of this iconic brand and the different racing series they have participated in over the decades.

Max and Checo react to F1 Driver’s old tweets

Red Bull Racing drivers Max and Checo sat down to scroll through hilarious tweets that their fellow F1 drivers have put out over the years (possibly without their PR Team’s approval). The drivers went head-to-head to figure out who could most accurately guess which driver on the grid tweeted each post. Find out who won!

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