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Paddock Club Diares - 2017 Spanish Grand Prix - Day 3

A glorious Sunday Morning, the weather seemed perfect for a day of Racing. I had a relaxed start to the day and I decided to skip the Paddock Club Truck Tour Opportunity! Need to train myself to be an early riser!

Love the view from my room!


Enroute to the Circuit :


The Paddock on Sunday Morning :


FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race is the second event on Sunday Morning after Race 2 for GP3. Shots from the Starting Grid.


FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race Formation Lap ( Video Link ) :

 

FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race Start ( Video Link ) :

 


Shots from the FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race on Sunday :


Safety Car - FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race ( Video Link ) :

 


Race Restart after Safety Car - FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race ( Video Link ) :



Maurizio Arrivabene visited us in the Ferrari F1 Club to share his expectations before the race. An amazing person! Great to have him as the Team Principal :


I won the Raffles Draw and got a Keyplate autographed by Maurizio Arrivabene! Finally I won in the Raffles!


Maurizio Arrivabene Interview in Ferrari F1 Club ( Video Link ) :



Ferrari preponed the Timing for Sebastian Vettel to visit the Ferrari F1 Club and I missed him! Huge disappointment for me!


Paul Hembery, Pirelli Motorsport Director comes in for a quick Q&A in the Ferrari F1 Club Suite :


Photos from the Pit Lane Walk on Sunday before the race :


Scuderia Ferrari F1 getting ready :


Photos with the GoPro :


Paddock Club Parking is never short of stunning Ferraris :


Lunch! A Quick bite, hard to eat as the tension rises!


Prepping up for the Grid Presentation :


Pit Lane Open and time for some sighting laps :


Team Personnel make it to the grid :


Celebrities on the Grid :


Drivers being interviewed as they make it to the grid :


Scuderia Ferrari F1 on the Grid :


Its Time to climb into your machines boys!


Counting down the Clock to the Formation Lap :


Team Personnel make a run for the pits as the cars head out for the Formation lap :


Formation Lap, Shot with Sony HX400V ( Video Link ) :



Formation Lap, Shot with Samsung Note 5 ( Video Link ) :



FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting getting ready to switch on the 5 Red Lights :


Cars line up on the grid for the Race Start :


Race Start, Shot with Sony HX400V ( Video Link ) :



Race Start, Shot with Samsung Note 5 ( Video Link ) :



Shots from the Race :


Sebastian Vettel Pit-Stop ( Video Link ) :

 


Sergio Perez Pit-Stop ( Video Link ) :



Chequered Flag :


Chequered Flag is waved ( Video Link ) :



TV Crews busy with Initial Reactions, Post Race.


Cars returning to Parc Ferme :


Kimi Raikkonen suffered retirement thanks to a shunt by Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas. Lewis Hamilton won an eventful race with Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo completing the podium.

Post Race I got have a chat with the antagonist of Transformers Age of Extinction and Veteran actor Mr. Kelsey Grammer who was extremely friendly!

Hollywood Celebrity Kelsey Grammer!


Sebastian Vettel's 2nd place trophy, a pleasant surprise to bring Vettel's trophy upstairs!


Arjun Maini! GP3 Race 2 Winner and an Indian! It was a blessed time chatting with him and Michael Reedy, his driver coach!


The Hosts of Pirelli for the weekend :


The Hosts at the Ferrari F1 Club :


With my friends from Renault Sport F1 Team :


Walking around in the support area as I make my way to the Paddock Entrance :


Art Work, Murals of the Drivers :


Trucks make their way to the Paddock as they pack up and head out to Monaco!


I made my way to the Paddock Entrance and had the opportunity of meeting a lot of people from the F1 Circuit - Drivers, Principals, Team Owners, Senior Team Personnel

Sergio Perez, Sahara Force India F1 Team :


Damon Hill, 1996 F1 World Champion & Sky Sports F1 Presenter :


Susie Wolff, Ex-Williams F1 Development Driver & Presenter for Channel 4


Toto Wolff, Team Principal, Mercedes AMG F1 Team :


Felipe Massa, Williams Martini Racing F1 Team :


Felipinho Massa, Massa Jr. Love his smile!


James Allison, Technical Director, Mercedes AMG F1 Team :


Bernd Maylander, F1 Safety Car Driver :


Mats Hummels! Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich & German Defender :


Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren F1 Team :


Peter Sauber, Owner of Sauber F1 Team and the man responsible for bringing so many drivers into F1 :


Monisha Kaltenborn, Team Principal, Sauber F1 Team :


Lance Stroll, Williams F1 Team :


Cryil Abiteboul, MD, Renault Sport F1 Team :


Nico Hulkenberg, Renault Sport F1 Team :


Christian Horner, Team Principal, Red Bull Racing F1 Team :


Aerodynamic Genius Adrian Newey, Red Bull Racing F1 Team :


Eliaquim Mangala, Manchester City, Valencia CF, France National Team Defender :


David Coulthard, Ex-McLaren F1 Driver, Red Bull Ambassador & Channel 4 Presenter :


Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing F1 Team, A Fun Guy!


Gene Haas, owner of Haas F1 Team :


Jos Verstappen :


Esteban Ocon, Sahara Force India F1 Team :


Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing F1 Team :


The Professor! Alain Prost!


Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team :


Martin Brundle, Ex-F1 Driver, Sky Sports F1 Presenter :


Paul Hembery, Motorsport Director, Pirelli Motorsport :


Guenther Steiner, Team Principal, Haas F1 Team :


Alan Permane, Sporting Director, Renault Sport F1 Team :


Yusuke Hasegawa, Head of Honda's F1 Programme :


Ayao Komatsu, Chief Race Engineer, Haas F1 Team :


Marcus Ericsson, Sauber F1 Team :


Bob Fernley, Deputy Team Principal, Sahara Force India F1 Team :


Carlos Sainz Sr.


Daniil Kyvat, Scuderia Toro Rosso Driver :


Sir Franz Tost, Scuderia Toro Rosso Team Principal :


Simon Rennie, Red Bull Racing Race Engineer :


Gino Rosato, Scuderia Ferrari F1 :


Kimi Raikkonen's No.1 Mechanic & Setup Engineer :


Jolyon Palmer, Renault Sport F1 Team :