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Norris on a winter sports holiday with Martin Garrix
Lando Norris, like some other drivers, is on a winter sports holiday. The McLaren driver does this with his friends, one of whom is DJ Martin Garrix. The Dutchman is friends with several Formula 1 drivers, so an outing with Norris is not surprising at all.
Formula 1 driver gives advice to young talents: ‘Make sure you have rich parents!’
Kevin Magnussen was asked in a Q&A whether he had any advice for young drivers. “I would advise them to make sure they have rich parents,” responded the Dane, who was met with laughter. Magnussen adds that you can improve by practicing a lot, but that this also costs a lot of money. If you do not have rich parents and are still interested in Formula 1, you can still consider becoming an editor at F1Maximaal.
Sporty mountain walk for Hülkenberg in Mallorca
Nico Hülkenberg is enjoying himself on the Spanish island of Mallorca. However, that does not mean that the Haas driver sits still and lies on the beach. The German runs over the mountain peaks in Mallorca and it looks quite sporty.
Russell is back home with Mercedes at the Brackley factory
George Russell has already visited the Mercedes team in Brackley. For the driver it feels like coming home again and he is looking forward to the upcoming season. On February 14, Mercedes will take the curtain off its new car, the W15.
McLaren shares more footage of new 2024 livery
McLaren is the first Formula 1 team to announce its colors for 2024. After a spectacular video, which showed that the blue tones will be replaced by black areas in 2024, the British team has shared more photos, showing the car better.
Sargeant in full preparation for 2024
Preparations for the 2024 season have officially begun for Logan Sargeant, the American driver at Williams. On his Instagram page, the driver shared some photos showing that he is training intensively.
Alonso races around the karting circuit during the winter break
Fernando Alonso is just racing during his winter break. The 42-year-old Aston Martin driver took his karts and drove some laps around the karting circuit. As one of the comments under his Instagram post says: ‘You can take Fernando out of racing, but you can’t take racing out of Fernando.’
Russell is enjoying the winter break as a spectator at Manchester United
Mercedes driver George Russell was present at Old Trafford on Sunday evening, where he saw Manchester United draw (2-2) against Tottenham Hotspur. Russell attended the match with his girlfriend at the invitation of multi-billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, the founder of INEOS, who recently bought 25 percent of the shares of Manchester United and also owned 33 percent of the shares of the Mercedes Formula 1 team .
Hamilton answers fan questions amid cheerful four-legged friends
Lewis Hamilton has appeared in a Mercedes YouTube video in which he answers questions posed to him by fans. The seven-time world champion is surrounded by several dogs during the interview. The dog lover reveals in the video that he is actually allergic to the four-legged friends.
Verstappen enjoys the ski slope with girlfriend Kelly Piquet
Max Verstappen has decided to go on a winter sports holiday this winter. The Red Bull Racing driver can be found on skis and that naturally includes a photo from the ski lift.