FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of October 6, 2023

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How drivers pulled up in Suzuka

The Japanese Grand Prix saw various drivers arrive at the circuit in a variety of cars, ranging from Aston Martin to Toyota, Honda, and other brands. The Ferrari drivers rolled up in the Ferrari SF90, and Hulkenberg was behind the wheel of a Toyota Raize, which is a relatively uncommon choice. Norris drove a Toyota Harrier, and his teammate also piloted the same car, albeit in a different color.

Piastri opens up in Q&A

Oscar Piastri answers questions from fans, covering a range of topics from sports to his personal life. Piastri mentioned having a middle name and revealed that if he hadn’t become an F1 driver, he might have chosen a career as a mechanic. When asked about his desired superpower, he simply expressed an interest in teleportation to be able to go anywhere, especially to Australia.

Rookies reunite, reflect on journey to F1

In 2019, three emerging talents – George Russell, Lando Norris, and Alex Albon – successfully leaped from Formula 2 to Formula 1. Since then, their journey has been marked by pole positions, podium appearances, team switches, and the creation of unforgettable moments in the world of F1. Now, they sit together to discuss topics such as world championships, their career highlights, jealousy, and the idea of forming a three-car team. Click here to watch the video.

Tsunoda trades racing suit for chef whites for Lawson

Yuki Tsunoda wanted to make his teammate Liam Lawson feel comfortable in Japan, so he decided to trade his racing suit for chef’s whites and cook for Lawson. Tsunoda started by taking cooking lessons from a local restaurant chef, and the result was a mouthwatering omelet with Lawson’s name on it. Click here to watch the video.

McLaren drivers Lando and Oscar take their turn with Goggle Games

Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri stepped up to the plate to attempt the 3 challenge series called ‘Goggle Games’. The drivers wear goggles that invert their vision, fighting through nausea and confusion to compete in physical challenges to determine the ‘better’ competitor of the two. Check out this video to find out who reigned supreme.

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