FanAmp Fan Favorites | F1 | Week of September 8, 2023

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Alex Albon opens up over KBBQ

During Alex Albon’s mid-season break, he met up with YouTuber, the Korean Englishman, who invited him to try Korean food. They met at a KBBQ place in London to enjoy a meal and chat. The Williams driver shared his experiences in F1, talked about his encounter with the royal family at Buckingham Palace, and discussed the significant challenges associated with the sport.

Sainz foils robbery attempt

After an eventful Italian GP, Sainz was reportedly robbed near the Armani hotel while he was still in his Ferrari racing suit. The thieves attempted to steal his £500k Richard Mille watch, but Sainz chased them down and successfully recovered his watch. He managed to catch the robbers, and the police apprehend the two suspects. Here is a video of Sainz with the police after the incident.

Fantasy strategy on the go

Take top ranked F1 Fantasy players Adam (F1FantasyHQ) and Rob (F1 Fantasy Hub) with you on planes, trains, and anywhere else your podcasts travel. Every race, the guys host two shows, a Race Preview to break down the top stories going into race weekend, and a Deadline Livestream to discuss the latest headlines and practice data just before lineups lock. If you play F1 Fantasy, this show will give you the edge.

While you’re listening, be sure to leave a review for your chance to have it read on-air during an upcoming episode, and drop your thoughts in The Fantasy Formula community on FanAmp!

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Drivers take on the landmark challenge

In this episode of Grill the Grid, drivers are tested on their knowledge of geography. They are provided with maps and landmarks representing the countries where teams travel for races, and their challenge is to correctly match the landmarks with the respective countries within 90 seconds.

The ultimate drag race

Red Bull arranged an epic showdown ultimate race between a Formula 1 car, pitting a MotoGP bike, a World Rally Championship car, and a Ford SuperVan against a Formula 1 car. Liam Lawson is driving the RB8, Dani Pedrosa is on the RC16, Timmy Hansen is in the Rallycross car, and Adrien Fourmaux is in the World Rally Championship car. Can any of these vehicles beat a Formula 1 car?

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