Film crews received’t disrupt paddock, Leclerc insists

Within the round-up: Charles Leclerc insists that having Brad Pitt and Lewis Hamilton’s film manufacturing crew within the paddock won’t be a distraction for him or his fellow drivers.

In briefMovie crews received’t disrupt paddock, Leclerc insists

A movie manufacturing crew, Daybreak Apollo Movies – arrange by Lewis Hamilton – shall be filming on location within the F1 paddock throughout the remainder of the 2023 season as a part of a film about Formulation 1 starring Brad Pitt.

Requested by F1 Triviawhether having the filming crews across the paddock could be a distraction to drivers and groups, Leclerc replied: “No, I don’t suppose it’s.”

“Ultimately, yet another digicam or one much less digicam, I don’t suppose we realise it that a lot,” Leclerc continued.

“I feel it’s superb for the game, although, I feel it’s nice. It offers us a very huge visibility, huge attain to folks that may not know or may not have an interest a lot into Formulation 1 only for them to grasp it in a greater means, in a extra profitable means and with the film I feel is the absolute best means. So no or a minimum of for me, it received’t add any strain, however I don’t suppose for anyone, as we’re getting used to having cameras round.”

Stories elsewhere suggesting Pitt shall be driving an F1 automotive in official session as a part of filming plans should not appropriate – the actor will as an alternative be driving both a modified F2 or F3 automotive which shall be pushed solely exterior of official observe exercise.

Hamilton to run pleasure flag on Miami helmet

Lewis Hamilton says he’ll race with a pleasure flag on his helmet as soon as once more this weekend in Miami in assist of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood within the midst of a ongoing statewide suppression of their rights.

The Floridian state legislature has handed a sequence of payments and legal guidelines to focus on rights of LGBTQ folks within the state. Requested by F1 Triviaif questions ought to be requested about whether or not it was applicable to be racing in Miami, which is in Florida, Hamilton mentioned it was “not for me to resolve one thing like that.”

“I’ve examine a number of the selections which have been made in authorities right here, and I don’t agree with it and I don’t assist it,” Hamilton continued. “And I actually do proceed to face with the LGBTQ neighborhood. I proceed to put on the rainbow flag on my helmet this weekend. And I simply actually need to proceed to assist the neighborhood right here and allow them to know that I stand with them. And I hope that they proceed to combat towards it.

“It’s not the folks of Miami which can be making these selections it’s the folks in authorities, and that’s the difficulty. I feel all I can do, this sport goes to be right here whether or not I’m or not. So whereas I’m right here I’m simply going to try to proceed to be supportive and simply by being right here and having them on my helmet, hopefully that speaks volumes.”

Sargeant excited for first automotive race on residence soil

Williams rookie Logan Sargeant says he’s wanting ahead to racing in the US for the primary time in automobiles.

The Florida-native left the USA in his karting days to compete in Europe. Whereas competing in Formulation 4, Formulation Renault, FIA F3 and Formulation 2, Sargeant by no means raced in his residence nation till this weekend’s Miami Grand Prix.

“It’s superb to be right here,” mentioned Sargeant. “I’ve most likely had a couple of thousand ticket requests at this level – no, perhaps 100.

“It’s going to be good to truly participate in my first ever automotive race in America – that shall be fairly cool. Simply to see the American followers, our family and friends right here. The ambiance I do know is at all times good in America – the American followers put out. So I’m excited to have that residence ambiance for the primary time and actually simply take pleasure in each a part of the weekend.”

Social media

Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and extra:

staff message following the violent rain storm that hit town of Faenza and the Emilia-Romagna area.

— Scuderia AlphaTauri (@AlphaTauriF1) Might 4, 2023

This one’s for the 305 🌴

— Logan Sargeant (@LoganSargeant) Might 4, 2023

Two youngsters with a dream. Go nicely at your property GP mate 👊#OP81 #RoadToF1 #MiamiGP

— Oscar Piastri (@OscarPiastri) Might 4, 2023

Brad Pitt received an excellent license earlier than me. Powerful.

— Colton Herta (@ColtonHerta) Might 4, 2023

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Remark of the day

With Pastor Maldonado being introduced as a staff mate gamers can signal to their MyTeam within the upcoming F1 23 sport, @qeki needs to recreate the grand prix winner’s best hour…

Pink flags, completely new F1 World and now Maldonado. Can we lastly create our personal 2012 Spanish GP and burn the entire Williams storage down? Qeki

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