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Soundtracking a US road trip - F1 stars select their ultimate playlist

19 Oct 2016

This weekend sees the teams and drivers descend on Austin, Texas - the self-styled ‘Live Music Capital of the World’ - for the 2016 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. Pop sensations Taylor Swift and Usher will provide the musical soundtrack for race-goers at the Circuit of The Americas, but what tunes will the drivers be listening to as they hit the open road in the USA? We have the answers…

Lewis Hamilton

Wavy - Ty Dolla $ign

Campaign - Ty Dolla $ign

I Want - MadeinTYO

Nico Rosberg

Beautiful Day - U2

Surfin’ U.S.A. - The Beach Boys

Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon

Sebastian Vettel

Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen

Little Red Corvette - Prince

Kimi Raikkonen

A Horse With No Name - America

Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf

Pikkuveli - PMMP 

Daniel Ricciardo

Keep The Wolves Away - Uncle Lucius

Stubborn Love - The Lumineers

The Western - MisterWives

Max Verstappen

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Thriller - Michael Jackson

Valtteri Bottas

Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) - The Offspring

Felipe Massa

Happy - Pharrell Williams

Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Hotel California - The Eagles

Esteban Gutierrez

All These Things That I've Done - The Killers

Use Somebody - Kings of Leon

Life Is A Highway - Rascal Flatts

Romain Grosjean

Can’t Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake

Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Sergio Perez

Vertigo - U2

Viva La Vida - Coldplay

Bailando - Enrique Iglesias

Nico Hulkenberg

Hotel California - The Eagles

Surfin’ U.S.A. - The Beach Boys

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

Daniil Kvyat

Whisky In The Jar - Metallica

Ace Of Spades - Motörhead

Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra

Felipe Nasr

Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top

L.A. Woman - The Doors

Even Flow - Pearl Jam

Marcus Ericsson

Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Hotel California - The Eagles

Back In Black - AC/DC

Jolyon Palmer

Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Chain - Fleetwood Mac 

Kevin Magnussen

Born in the USA - Bruce Springsteen