Battle of the F1 billionaires! Jeff Bezos hops on the McLaren pit wall, whereas Elon Musk takes a tour of rival Pink Bull forward of the Miami Grand Prix
- Musk was noticed chatting with Pink Bull Crew Principal Christian Horner
- Throughout FP3 Bezos was reportedly on the McLaren wall speaking to the drivers
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The Miami Grand Prix is assured to draw the wealthy and well-known however earlier than the massive race is even underway it has already captured the eye of two extraordinarily rich well-known faces.
Forward of FP3, the Tesla boss was noticed chatting with Pink Bull Crew Principal Christian Horner on Saturday.
Holding his son in his arms, Musk appeared to have been given a tour of the present Constructor Championship leaders storage.
The SpaceX chief was seen making an attempt on a pair of headphones, whereas Horner watched on.
Elon Musk (second proper) toured the Pink Bull storage with Sergio Perez, Christian Horner and Max Verstappen (L-R)
Amazon proprietor Jeff Bezos was additionally noticed on the observe with girlfriend Lauren Sanchez
Horner revealed that Musk was there on the invite of Larry Ellison, government chairman of the workforce’s title sponsor Oracle.
‘We have been speaking about batteries, regeneration and so forth. Nice to have them right here this weekend,’ he informed Sky Sports activities.
Nonetheless, the 51-year-old wasn’t the one billionaire within the paddock. To not be outdone, Amazon proprietor Jeff Bezos was additionally noticed on the Miami Worldwide Autodrome.
However Bezos wasn’t hanging round with the favorites however reasonably one of many underdogs for the weekend, McLaren.
The billionaire was picked up by TV cameras engaged on the workforce’s pit wall with the McLaren engineers.
Musk appeared to have been given a tour of the Pink Bull storage with workforce principal Horner
Bezos was noticed engaged on the workforce’s pit wall with the McLaren engineers
The Amazon chief chatted with McLaren’s CEO Zak Brown and engineers forward of FP3
It seems McLaren CEO Zak Brown even stepped down to permit Bezos a seat on the wall.
However some Components One followers have identified that Bezos may have cut up loyalties with Amazon’s IT providers firm AWS sponsoring Ferrari.
Nonetheless, not everybody was happy to see the 2 billionaires barging their method into the game.
‘Crew bosses pandering to celebs and Elon Musk, Zak Brown fluffing a pillow for Bezos on the McLaren pit wall, empty grandstands, a crap circuit and one other boring race seemingly inevitable as a result of a subpar floor. Welcome to Miami,’ one other fan ranted.