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There is only one… Esteban Ocon

13 Oct 2016

This year he has driven F1 machinery for Renault, Mercedes and Manor. We are not giving him that many choices - in each category he has to pick just a single item. It’s time for Manor racer Esteban Ocon to take our challenge…


If you could pick just one meal to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Esteban Ocon: Steak with mashed potatoes.

If you could pick just one pizza topping what would it be?

EO: Margherita - and a bit of ham.

If you could pick just one holiday destination…

EO: South of France.

If you could pick just one track to race on…

EO: Hungaroring. Surprised? I love that track.

If you could pick just one road car to drive…

EO: Mercedes AMG SLC 43.

If you could pick just one race car to drive…

EO: Ayrton Senna’s 1992 car (the MP4/7A).

If you could pick just one game to play…

EO: Gran Turismo.

If you could pick just one colour to wear…

EO: Red

If you could pick just one sport to play…

EO: F1 racing - of course!

If you could pick just one song to listen to…

EO: ‘Can’t be touched’ by Roy Jones.

If you could pick just one thing to drink…

EO: Water.

If you could pick just one book to read…

EO: I don’t read. Shame.

If you could pick just one city to live in…

EO: Paris.

If you could pick just one movie to watch…

EO: The Dark Knight Rises.

If you could pick just one person to live with…

EO: Right now, Manor’s head of communications, Tracy Novak. (Laughs)

If you could pick just one team mate…

EO: (Ferrari driver academy member) Antonio Fuoco.

If you could pick just one fruit to eat…

EO: Pineapple.

If you could pick just one vegetable to eat…

EO: Broccoli.

If you could pick just one mode of transport to use…

EO: Airplane.

If you could pick just one gadget to own…

EO: PlayStation.

If you could pick just one F1 corner to drive…

EO: Eau Rouge.

If you could pick just one F1 era to race in…

EO: The 1970s.

If you could pick just one piece of exercise equipment to train with…

EO: Weights.

If you could pick just one thing to collect…

EO: Trophies.

If you could pick just one type of shoe to wear…

EO: Trainers.

If you could pick just one type of chocolate or candy to snack on…

EO: Milk chocolate.

If you could pick just one memory from your racing career to keep…

EO: Imola, 2014 (where he clinched the European F3 title).

If you could pick just one other racing series to watch…

EO: V8 Supercars.

If you could pick just one person to date…

EO: My girlfriend.