With the 2017 season all wrapped up, now the drivers can kick back, relax and mentally recharge for next season. Some drivers prefer to go home for the holidays while others go to some other location for a nice vacation. Yet more drivers opt to prepare for the upcoming season. So lets dive in and see what the drivers get up to in the F1 Off season.
F1 Off Season Antics
The reigning world champion opted to spend time at home with his family and his dogs Roscoe and Coco. As seen above, the 32-year old shared pictures of himself with his 2 bulldogs.
Meanwhile, teammate Valtteri Bottas made a couple of guest appearances at a few events and even attended the FIA prize-giving to collect his 3rd place trophy. Other than that, he has been fairly private about his holiday plans.
— Konecranes (@Konecranes) December 14, 2017
Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen opted to go home and spend the holidays with their families. Danny even took part in an online viral challenge. Meanwhile, Verstappen won the Personality of the Year award.
Mr Tambourine man brings back many happy memories from my childhood. As part of #EndTheSilence I nominate @JensonButton @BrendonHartley @MumfordAndSons to share the song that holds the most precious childhood memory for them! https://t.co/jzwyqYZn7C pic.twitter.com/0vT1hd9OjZ
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) December 6, 2017
Three in a row! Very proud to win the FIA Personality of the Year Award again 🏆 Thank you @redbullracing, all the fans and everyone else who supported me! I will keep pushing 👊 #FIAPrizeGiving pic.twitter.com/efLAHlZSK3
— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) December 9, 2017
Felipe Massa is happily enjoying his retirement and happened to bump into Santa Claus whose sleigh broke down. Fortunately, there was always Plan B. Meanwhile, Stroll was holidaying in the United States