For the most part, the public present around the Autodromo wears Oracle Red Bull Racing hoodies, vests and shirts, as well as caps and other team accessories.
But when crossing the access to Paddock of the Mexican Grand Prix the atmosphere is not so different. There are emotions in the teams of the teams and all the staff who are determined to offer an incredible show, but also concentration to have everything ready for this important moment.
Paddock is the area with the most privileges in Formula 1 to enjoy the Grand Prix to the fullest. Paddock guests are treated to worldwide hospitality and the best view of the track, as it is directly onto the pit lane, where you can see the teams and drivers concentrating and working throughout the three days of the Grand Prix.
In life and style we had a guided tour of the red bull racing garagewhere we could see the team’s engineers working on the assembly of the cars of Max Verstappen and Checo Pérez.
With a view towards the track, the car of the Dutchman Verstappen always goes on the left side, and that of the Mexican Sergio “Checo” Pérez on the right side. The engineers look calm and concentrated, as they only have a strict schedule during the day in which they can work on the cars.
During the Grand Prix race, the Red Bull garage concentrates most of the pit crew. In the case of Christian Horner, director of Red Bull Racing and Hanna Schmitz, chief strategist of the team, as well as their team, they are usually on the pit lane, where they do the necessary work to guide the drivers to victory. .
In a brief meeting with Hanna Schmitz, the strategist told us that the main key to success is concentration and calm. A tip that she gives to achieve this is to keep your hands quiet and in front at the key moment.
During the Paddock tour we were also able to see the world champion max verstappen concentrated while holding a meeting; as well as Sergio “Checo” Pérez offering an interview outside the garage of his team.
Other pilots like lando norris and his McLaren teammate, Daniel Ricciardothey took a break and wandered through the different areas of the Paddock.
Pierre Gasly, from AlphaTauri, offered an interview to F1 TV outside his garage, while Alfa Romeo drivers Guanyu Zhou and Valterri Bottas received traditional toys from Mexico as gifts, with which without thinking they began to play.