FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of October 27, 2023

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McLaren boys ‘finish the lyrics’

Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris, currently in Austin, Texas, were given a fun challenge by Dell. They were asked to show their knowledge of country music by completing song lyrics. Norris chose to kick things off with Shania Twain’s “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” As he recited a few lines and played the song, they realized they were quite close to finishing the lyrics.

Drivers arrive in Austin

F1 is back in the United States, and the drivers had quite the entrance. Daniel Ricciardo, who had been absent for five races due to a hand injury, wore a continuous smile and eagerly signed autographs as he made his way back to the paddock. Red Bull went above and beyond by airlifting the RB19, allowing fans a rare glimpse of the current fastest car on the grid. As if that weren’t enough, the Ferrari team added an extra touch of flair by sporting cowboy hats as they arrived at the paddock.

Explore Las Vegas GP luxury and budget choices

Elevate your Las Vegas Formula 1 Grand Prix experience to the pinnacle of luxury with Kym Illman’s Billionaires Guide. This exceptional journey is reserved for the truly affluent F1 fans, offering a range of extravagant amenities for the inaugural Las Vegas F1 GP. From private jet charters and personalized limousine services to five-million-dollar VIP accommodations and exclusive F1 paddock club packages, this is the epitome of high-end indulgence.

Painting the RB19

Oracle Red Bull Racing documented the process of applying Franco Cavallone’s Texan-themed design to their car for the US Grand Prix in Austin. Franco, a 39-year-old graphic designer from Argentina, earned the opportunity through the Make Your Mark Campaign, which he entered after getting inspired during Make Your Mark Miami. David Quinn and his team handled the application of the design.

Verstappen’s 50th win at COTA

COTA 2023 marked Max Verstappen’s 50th Formula 1 victory, a feat that saw him join the prestigious 50-win club alongside only Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, and Alain Prost. Red Bull documented his journey from his first win in Barcelona, where he became the youngest-ever race winner, to his 50th win. Christian Horner praised Verstappen’s achievement as exceptional, given his relatively young age.

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