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A celebrity chauffeur describing his time with two f1 personalities.
[–]octaneN[S] 359 points 16 hours ago
I never had a really awful encounter. Some people, like Christian Horner (Red Bull Formula 1 Team), don't say "hello", "good bye" or even "thank you", but it never got any worse than being ignored.
The ride with Lewis is one of my coolest stories. I picked him up after the MTV Europe Music Awards, heading to the airport. He fell asleep quickly and as we arrived at the airport he just said "wow, that was quick! thanks!" Nice to hear from the guy who is your racing idol.
I have been travelling around the world for several F1 Races. One of my employers was a company providing the VIP Hospitality for the F1-Teams. It was a different situation every Grand Prix, depending on how many drivers the teams booked. Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes GP, Red Bull, Hispana... Have been working for all of them. Mostly you do not have direct contact to the drivers because they arrive in their own cars at the track, and i got to drive around either staff or VIP guests. But, of course, i have seen most of the drivers in the paddock, hotel or at some framework programme like sponsor events.
That was a great time, but also some very exhausting weekends.