It's time for winter break and that means drivers and teams can enjoy a well-deserved holiday. GPblog.com's F1 Social Stint finds out what drivers and teams are doing in preparation for the 2021 Formula One season.
First doughnuts in 2021 are for Gasly
Red Bull Racing is busy testing the RB16B, but they are not the only ones on a circuit. AlphaTauri are also putting in some miles in their new car, the AT02, and in honour of the filming day, donuts are of course a must. On the straight next to the pit lane in Imola, Pierre Gasly chooses to make some donuts to prepare his Honda engine for the upcoming season.
— Scuderia AlphaTauri (@AlphaTauriF1) February 24, 2021
Verstappen steps into new RB16B for first time
Max Verstappen will step into his new Red Bull Racing car for the first time on Wednesday morning. At the Silverstone circuit Max will drive his first laps in the RB16B during a film day. However, he will have to share his car with Sergio Perez.
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) February 24, 2021
De Vries shows beautiful design for his new helmet
Nyck de Vries is entering his second year in Formula E, and will do so with a brand new helmet. The driver, who was born in the Frisian town of Sneek, is showing even more of his Frisian roots this season.
Just when you thought @nyckdevries' lid can't get any better...
— Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team (@MercedesEQFE) February 23, 2021