F1 Social Stint | Fiery Verstappen ready for season kick-off

03-03-2021 08:45 | Updated: 10-03-2021 16:45
by GPblog.com
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F1 Social Stint | Fiery Verstappen ready for season kick-off

The new Formula One season is almost upon us and that means drivers and teams are busy preparing for this year's start. GPblog's F1 Social Stint finds out what drivers and teams are doing in preparation for the new season.

Fiery Verstappen ready to race

On his personal Twitter account, Dutchman Max Verstappen has shown with two new photos that he is ready for the kick-off of the racing season in Bahrain. "Bring on the new season" the caption reads. Bring it on indeed!

Hulkenberg to work for 'Red Bull broadcaster'

Nico Hulkenberg has missed out on his Formula 1 seat, but it is clear that the German is doing everything he can to not be forgotten. Hulkenberg is reportedly working on a reserve role at Aston Martin and Mercedes, but has now revealed on Instagram that he will be working for ServusTV. Red Bull's Austrian broadcaster, which will also broadcast all F1 races in Austria in 2021.

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No Rich Energy in 2021

William Storey said last month that he had made a deal with a party that would buy a majority stake in one of the current F1 teams. Rich Energy would then appear on that car as the title sponsor next season. Now the brand's Twitter account says it can't wait to announce their sponsorship deal for 2022. There is no mention of 2021.

First pictures of Aston Martin safety car emerge

In 2020 it was announced that Formula 1 will no longer use only Mercedes cars as safety cars. Starting in 2021, Aston Martin will provide the safety car for approximately half of the Grands Prix. Today, the first photos of the Aston Martin Vantage safety car are shown! 

Stroll's beautiful helmet finally revealed

Lance Stroll's helmet was well hidden in an earlier Aston Martin video, but in new photos it becomes clear that the Canadian will race in 2021 with a helmet in the livery colours. There is something special about seeing this together. Let us know what you think of the helmet in the comments!

Aston Martin gives preview of livery with new clothes

Aston Martin will unveil the new AMR21 for the 2021 Formula 1 season on Wednesday afternoon, but in the run-up to that unveiling the team is already hinting a lot. For example, the team has just presented the clothing for the coming season, which will mainly feature British Racing Green and black colours.

Alpine starts film day at Silverstone with new A521

Esteban Ocon will be able to put his new car for 2021 through its paces on Wednesday. Alpine's new A521 was presented to the world on Tuesday, but will be seen at Silverstone on Wednesday for a film day. Ocon will be behind the wheel as Fernando Alonso has to stay in Switzerland due to travel restrictions.

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