A DAY IN THE LIFE

By The1nsider 1 week ago

SATURDAY 7th APRIL 2018

DRIVER #19 // CARLIN

08:00 – Woke up.
08:30 – Breakfast at hotel with my dad, my manager from ADD Management and my physio. Omelette, veg, egg and toast!
09:00 – Left for track in McLaren 675LT – thanks McLaren!
09:30 – Arrive at track, head for Carlin box.
10:00 – Watch videos from last year’s Bahrain F2 races.
10:30 – Snack meal: mixed fruit, etc. Physio John bugging me to drink water all time!

11:00 – Meeting with engineer Stu.
11:30 – Chilling in Carlin box.
12:00 – Watch start of Porsche race on TV.
12:20 – Put on race suit!
12:30 – In car, waiting in support paddock.
13:10 – Feature Race starts!
14:30 – Podium then Press Conference in the F1 Media Centre.

15:00 – Finally get back to Carlin box.
15:30 – Chilling in Carlin box (again!).
15:45 – Over in F1 Paddock to do guest/media Hot Laps for McLaren.
16:45 – Visit Paddock Club for Q&A with McLaren guests.
17:30 – Did race analysis & gave the team feedback that hopefully will help them form a strategy for Sprint Race.
19:15 – More guest/media Hot Laps for McLaren – including taking my Dad around!

19:30 – McLaren PR briefing.
20:00 – Dinner in hospitality with the team
20:30 – Watched Disclosure for a while with the team – Carlin team manager Benn Huntingford is a big fan!
21:00 – Gave my engineer a lift back to his hotel – may as well make the most of having a McLaren!
22:00 – Wind down at the hotel in the pool.
23:00 – Went to bed a happy man looking & forward to tomorrow!

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