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Pérez as guest of honor to ‘Casa Checo’
In Miami there is a restaurant dedicated to Sergio Pérez. During the race weekend in the state of Florida, the Red Bull Racing driver also visited ‘his’ restaurant.
Ricciardo about Taylor Swift rumors Alonso: ‘I immediately thought bullshit’
Daniel Ricciardo had a clear mind when he first heard about rumors that Fernando Alonso is dating pop star Taylor Swift. This is evident from an interview that the third Red Bull Racing driver gave to ESPN F1 in Miami. The Australian does not believe that any of those rumors are true.
Onboard with Verstappen who wants to control the beast of a Honda
Prior to the Miami Grand Prix, Max Verstappen took place in the Honda CR-V Hybrid Race, a special car from the Japanese car manufacturer with around 800 hp. At Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Red Bull Racing driver struggles to control the car – just look at his steering movements – and his team has shared the onboard footage of it.
Bottas announces new venture
Valtteri Bottas is going to launch a new venture next summer in Finland. The Finnish driver makes this known on his social media. The Alfa Romeo driver will sell gluten-free pizzas in a food truck with his company.
“Gluten-free pizza has had no taste and soul for as long as we eat it. In our opinion, it was time to change this. GG was born, with the aim of making crispy and fresh stone oven pizzas on wheels that everyone can enjoy. This summer in Finland will be crustier than ever before,” Bottas said.
Red Bull shows first images of Verstappen and Pérez in new Formula 1 game
Red Bull Racing has shared the first images of Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez in action in the new Formula 1 game. The driver duo of the Austrian team drives around the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, where Red Bull’s home race is held. The new game of the premier class, called F1 23, of car racing will be released on June 16. Verstappen is the man on the cover of the game this year.
Leclerc visits the New York Yankees
Charles Leclerc paid a visit to the New York Yankees a day after his disappointing race in Miami. In any case, the Monegask seemed to be enjoying himself a lot better at Yankee Stadium than last weekend at the Miami International Autodrome.
Norris has the greatest fun with Martin Garrix in Miami
Fortunately, for Lando Norris, the weekend in Miami was not all misery. On the Instagram page of McLaren you can see that the Brit had a good time with Martin Garrix. Hopefully the Dutch DJ has been able to help him to quickly put the disappointing weekend in Miami behind him.
Verstappen reminds Alonso of prediction: “Then I looked at my steering wheel and thought: practice”
Max Verstappen and Fernando Alonso had a little chat in the cooldown room after the Miami Grand Prix. The Red Bull Racing driver looked at Alonso when his overtaking action was broadcast. “You had DRS, mate,” was Alonso’s response. Verstappen reminded the Aston Martin driver of his prediction. “You said lap 25. Then I looked at my handlebars and thought, Phew.”
Russell challenges Football star, but even Mercedes doesn’t take it seriously
George Russell challenged Tom Brady, one of the greatest American football players in the history of the sport, and then threw a football. The pitch made so little impact that even the social media team is joking about it.
Verstappen can also recognize F1 circuits blindfolded
Max Verstappen can almost dream the circuits in Formula 1. It was therefore no problem for the Red Bull Racing driver to guess the layout of the circuits, despite the fact that he was blindfolded.
New Formula 1 soundtrack is not to everyone’s taste
Last weekend the grid was littered with celebrities, and the drivers were introduced in an all-American way. In addition, a new Formula 1 related song was released. The song, called The Formula, was produced by Will.i.am, frontman of The Black Eyed Peas. Will.i.am sings in the song together with rapper Lil Wayne, but the song is getting mixed reactions for the time being.
Still not a flawless weekend for Red Bull: engineers stumble at four victories
A fourth one-two this season was well celebrated by Red Bull Racing. It seemed to be a flawless weekend for the Austrian team, but it went wrong at the last minute. Several engineers fell over when she tried to run away from the Red Bull shower.
Superb overtaking actions show Verstappen’s display of power in Miami
Max Verstappen was supreme at the Miami International Autodrome. The Red Bull Racing driver managed to overtake one driver after the other after starting from P9. Finally it was Sergio Pérez’s turn, who was therefore unable to convert his pole position into a victory.