WATCH: The funniest F1 driver streams from lockdown
Three months of lockdown at the hands of coronavirus forced the 20 Formula 1 drivers to find new and inventive ways to keep themselves occupied and entertained. And denied the chance to climb into real racing cars, many turned to their simulator rigs to soak up the boredom – with often hilarious results.
The sim racing action during lockdown was headed up by the likes of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, Red Bull’s Alex Albon, McLaren’s Lando Norris and Williams driver – and Virtual Grand Prix series champion – George Russell, who spent their time in self-isolation competing against each other in everything from old school F1 cars to lawnmowers to articulated lorries.
Check out the drivers’ funniest streams in the video up top, including Lando Norris shaving his head for charity, George Russell and Alex Albon’s tempestuous online relationship and Charles Leclerc as you’ve never seen him before... dressed as a banana.