McLaren F1 Reveals Popular Sidemen Member as ‘Event Host’ for the Upcoming Team Launch

Published 02/11/2023, 1:30 PM EST

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The 2023 season of Formula One is beginning with small steps and the first one is all teams revealing their drivers and cars. Already teams like Red Bull and Alfa Romeo have unveiled their teams for the upcoming season. But now it’s McLaren F1’s turn to raise the curtains over their 2023 team.

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However, the reveal is going to be amazing for not only F1 fans but also for Sidemen fans. The ‘Papapya Team’ recently revealed that a big-name UK-based content creator would be hosting the event, which will introduce the 2023 McLaren team. That famous personality is none other than Vikkstar123.

Vikkstar123 to introduce the 2023 McLaren F1 team

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The Woking-based team recently revealed the hosts for their event to introduce the 2023 season’s squad on February 13 at 17:00 GMT. Those names are Ariana Bravo and Vikkstar123. The former is a podcaster who has made a lot of content related to F1. Meanwhile, Vikkstar123 is not related to F1, but he’s a huge fan of F1.

Vikram Sing Barn, better known as Vikkstar123, is known for creating gaming-related content. He is also part of the UK-based YouTube group Sidemen, which also includes major names like KSI and Miniminter. In the upcoming event for McLaren, Vik would be collaborating with the like of Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri, who are the main drivers for the Woking-based team.

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Many might not know, but it won’t be the first time for Vik to collaborate with Lando Norris. The Sidemen member has streamed games like Call of Duty: Warzone and Among Us with the young F1 driver. Moreover, Norris also has a Twitch channel with over 1.3 million followers, where he used to stream games.

How did fans react to this reveal?

The fans are looking forward to seeing Vikkstar123 introduce the 2023 McLaren F1 team. They can’t hold their eagerness to watch the event. Some fans also presented the idea after this announcement that Sidemen can host one of their videos at the Woking base. Vikkstar’s collaboration with McLaren was a big surprise, but everyone appreciated it.

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Did you expect Vikkstar123 to collaborate with McLaren F1? What are your thoughts about this unique collaboration? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Ripan Majumdar is an eSports at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan.
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