F1 Social Stint | Williams welcomes Albon on his first day with the team

11-01-2022 08:33 | Updated: 18-01-2022 14:36
by GPblog.com
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F1 Social Stint | Williams welcomes Albon on his first day with the team

The Formula One season is over and that means drivers and all other staff members of the F1 teams are going on vacation. In GPblog's F1 Social Stint, you can read about what drivers and teams do during the winter break.

Albon's first day at Williams

The winter break is still in full swing, but the drivers are slowly preparing for the new season. On 19 February the test days in Barcelona start, so some drivers are slowly returning to the factory of their team. Like Alexander Albon, who has his first official day as a driver at Williams today. Albon returns to Formula 1 after a year of absence.

Training Verstappen

Max Verstappen is busy preparing for the new season. The Dutchman is certainly not sitting still during the winter break and is currently already training in Monaco with his physiotherapist.

 
 
 
 
 
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Bottas takes nude photo for Instagram

Valtteri Bottas is enjoying his holiday and his freedom. This was shown in a latest Story on his Instagram account. There, the Finnish driver was seen completely naked while doing a handstand. He hid his bottom with an emoticon of sunshine.

 
 
 
 
 
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Verstappen unhappy after virtual qualification

Max Verstappen is at the start of the virtual 24 hours of Le Mans, but will not start from pole position. The Dutchman was narrowly beaten in the qualifying session and was clearly not happy about it. The online race will start at 14:00 on Saturday afternoon.

Leclerc and Sainz busy

The winter break doesn't just mean holidays for the drivers. Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz are already busy training for the new season. So the preparations start early. Leclerc can be seen on the treadmill, while Sainz is in the pool to work on his condition.

Russell announces himself in a Mercedes video

George Russell will be Mercedes' new driver in 2022 and the media department is now putting the young Briton through his paces. On Friday, a video appeared on the German team's Twitter account in which the former Williams driver introduces himself.

Stroll celebrates after unique performance

Lance Stroll is enjoying his holiday and likes to spend time on the golf course. On his Twitter account, however, the Canadian now shows a video of his very first Hole-in-one. Practice makes perfect.

McLaren continues to hint at their new car for 2022

In 2022, the rules for building your car are completely different, so people are quite curious about what the new cars will look like. McLaren is already responding well to this, by posting several teasers of the new car. The orange colour will remain visible on the car.

Kelly shares images of holiday

On Instagram, Kelly Piquet shows several photos from her holiday with Max Verstappen in Miami. The images include the two of them iceskating together, lying on the beach and spending time with friends.

 
 
 
 
 
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First day of work at Mercedes pleases Russell

George Russell has finished his first working day at Mercedes. On his Twitter account, the Brit posted a picture of his new outfit and also on the social media channel of Mercedes the Brit can be seen in his new outfit.

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