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Verstappen and Pérez disguised as Mario and Luigi
Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez disguised themselves with a fake moustache for a Red Bull Racing project. This makes the drivers of the Austrian racing team very similar to Mario and Luigi from the well-known video game series Super Mario Bros.
Verstappen wishes Marko a happy birthday with a look back at many successes
Max Verstappen has wished Red Bull Racing advisor Helmut Marko a happy birthday on Instagram. The Austrian can blow out eighty candles. The two-time world champion shares his congratulations on beautiful moments from the past that both men have experienced together.
Verstappen jokes about hilarious live streams: ‘It’s because of the glasses!’
Max Verstappen was often seen on streaming service Twitch during the spring break of Formula 1. There, the Red Bull Racing driver streamed how he was sim racing with his own Team Redline. It resulted in hilarious images, which were often seen on this site. What made them so funny? Verstappen has an explanation for that.
Verstappen shines on Heineken set: ‘Exciting things are coming!’
Max Verstapen did not sit still during the spring break of Formula 1. The Red Bull Racing driver has spent a few days on a film set of Heineken, one of the sponsors of the sport and the two-time world champion. Through his official channels, the Dutchman announces that exciting things are coming. “But now the focus on Baku!”
Horner is mysterious about the Constructors’ Cup: ‘Is this the replica?’
Red Bull Racing has been able to show off a constructors’ title again since 2013. However, the question is whether the team still owns the real cup or whether the replica is now in Milton Keynes. Christian Horner is also secretive about it for the time being.
Leclerc shows other talent: “Is this song about me?”
Besides racing, Charles Leclerc has another talent, namely making music on the piano. The driver has been playing the instrument for a long time and has posted something on streaming services such as Spotify for the first time. His song is called ‘AUS23’ and seems to refer to the 2023 Australian Grand Prix, and it caught the eye. “Wait a minute, is this song about me?” asks F1 Australian Grand Prix on Twitter.
Ferrari replaces super fast cars with… baseballs?
A little sneak peek has been posted on Ferrari’s official Twitter account for something ‘special’. The Ferrari drivers are depicted each with a baseball in hand, including signature. According to the text, something ‘special is coming’, followed by May 2 as a date. Maybe the Scuderia has something exciting planned for the Tifosi in the week of the Miami Grand Prix?
Alonso places a nod to rumors surrounding a relationship with an international pop star
Fernando Alonso has hilariously responded to the rumors surrounding his alleged relationship with international pop star Taylor Swift. It also proves that the Aston Martin driver does not live under a rock, because people are convinced that the Spaniard knows what he is doing.
Proud Hamilton watches his brother’s race in dog weather
Lewis Hamilton could be found at the Donington Park circuit last weekend. After all, his brother, Nicholas Hamilton, was racing there and the seven-time world champion, despite the weather, was an attentive spectator.