FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of September 15, 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.

Looking for more? Check out FanAmp’s exclusive community for F1 fans, featuring live race chats, news and stats, race predictions and prizes, and more. Join us and keep an eye out for our daily Fast Five news update!

Guess the driver

Lewis Hamilton, George Russell, and Mercedes reserve driver Mick Schumacher play a game in which they guess the names of various Formula 1 drivers. The competition is intense as all three participants demonstrate impressive familiarity with the prominent drivers who have made their mark in the sport. Find out who comes out on top!

Haas duo nail blind car part challenge

Haas drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Kevin Magnussen took on the “Guess the Car Part” challenge, where they had to identify obscure car components blindfolded by ONLY feeling them. The pair performed impressively, showcasing their strong teamwork throughout the challenge.

Getting to know Sainz

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz was a guest on the P1 podcast with Matt and Tommy where he discussed various aspects of Formula 1. Check out the video to find out how his hair always looks so good (even with a helmet on) and if drivers actually see the memes that are made about themselves on social media. **Hint, hint, the answer is – YES!**

Inside the Mercedes garage 

Jarno, Marcel, Dani, and Jake from F1 eSports were invited to visit the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team garage. During their visit, they saw Toto’s desk, Niki Lauda’s cap, the Mercedes W14, its front wing, and other upgrades. They also saw Russell’s number one mechanic and a host of Mercedes team members. 

Red Bull stars race floor-cleaners

A visibly excited Max Verstappen and teammate Sergio Perez compete in a friendly race using floor cleaning machines at the famous Jewel Changi Airport. The duo show off their skills in maneuvering these devices on a custom-made track near the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Verstappen was presented with a broken trophy, which he jokingly said would be paid for by Lando Norris.

FanAmp Podium Life Banner