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Norris golfing with Sainz: ‘Carlos, Carlos, Carlos, and me’
Lando Norris likes to play golf in his spare time and so does Carlos Sainz. The two drivers were seen on the golf course today with Carlos Sainz senior and Carlos Oñoro Sainz, Sainz’s cousin and also manager. Norris saw the humor in the fact that Norris is playing golf with three men, all named Carlos. “Carlos, Carlos, Carlos, and me,” the McLaren driver writes on his Twitter page.
De Vries and Tsunoda spend the day in the desert
Nyck de Vries and Yuki Tsunoda stayed close to Bahrain International Circuit, as the two drivers spent their day in the desert. From the photos of Tsunoda, which he posted on his official Twitter account, it seems that the two drivers had not had enough of racing after the test days. The AlphaTauri duo raced through the sands of the desert all day long.
Join Norris and Piastri behind the scenes
A new episode of McLaren Unboxed has been released. A preview of this can be seen on McLaren’s Twitter account. This time drivers Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri are followed during the presentation of the MCL60. In the video we get an exclusive look behind the scenes at McLaren. In addition, we also get to see how the young drivers have to be photographed for the new merchandise, with Piastri in particular doing well. “You pronounce it Pizzazztri,” the caption reads.
Bottas is touring the desert
In addition to his preparations for the race weekend, Valtteri Bottas is also playing a bit of a tourist. He has posted a photo on his personal Twitter account of him sitting on a camel with his girlfriend. Still, it’s an interesting photo, because it’s two camels, creating an optical illusion. “How many legs do you have?” he asks in the Tweet.
Not only Steiner has glitter jacket GP Las Vegas
Haas team boss Günther Steiner recently appeared in front of the media with a bright glitter coat to promote the Grand Prix in Las Vegas, but is no longer alone. The circuit is new to the calendar and is scheduled for November 18. The promotion is already well underway, the circuit even has its own TikTok account. A video has been posted on this in which more glitter jackets can be found, this time with drivers Guanyu Zhou, Pierry Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda, among others.
Albon won’t keep it dry during Sky Sport’s Milk Challenge
Alexander Albon was a guest on the Sky Sports YouTube channel, taking on the Milk Challenge with racing driver Naomi Schiff, former professional footballer Micah Richards and YouTuber Yung Filly. The two drivers were allowed to do a lap, while Richards and Filly had to try to spill as little milk as possible. You can check how that went on YouTube, but spoiler alert, nobody really keeps it dry!