36. Before the Russian GP | Grand Prix prep

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36. Before the Russian GP | Grand Prix prep
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Grab your vodka and your babushkas, it’s time to prep for the Russian Grand Prix! We’re headed to Sochi — a subtropical resort town and a beautiful vacation destination…for most. Athletes, however, seem to regard the place as more of a bleak nightmare built on a pile of framed Putin portraits. Who’s excited?! During our Digital Warmup, we brush up on what’s been going on in the F1 world over the last week. Then we head into the Sochi Autodrom Track Walk, breaking down circuit details and what to expect from the 2021 Russian GP. Let’s go, boxes!

  • Digital Warmup
    • Lap 1: Aston Martin
      • Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll return. SHOCKER
      • Just you wait for 2022 cause Otmar Szafnauer says Aston Martin’s car will be off the chainnn (paraphrase).
      • Lance Stroll attends Esteban Ocon’s birthday dinner with gfs and Mick Shumacher
    • Lap 2: Alfa Romeo
      • Still don’t know Alfa Romeo’s second driver
      • Antonio Givionazzi is rumoured to be replaced
      • Nyck de Vries or Guanyu Zhou
      • Kimi kicked COVID to the curb
    • Lap 3: McLaren
      • Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris homecoming to McLaren Technology Centre
      • Zak Brown facetiming Daniel Ricciardo’s parents
    • Lap 4: Lewis Hamilton
      • Met Gala
      • Crash aftermath
        • Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton feud continues (but they’ll have a beer dw)
  • Track Walk: The Sochi Autodrom
    • History
    • Circuit
    • What to expect/predictions
      • Mercedes has every Sochi race
      • Will Nikita Mazepin spin his way to victory on home turf?!
  • Box Box
    • Food
      • Georgian restaurant
      • Russian snacks
    • Next week..
      • Sochi (Hannah and Rachelle will be watching together!)
      • Then the Schumacher documentary

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