Logan Paul Shares Fervent Moments From “F1 Weekend” – Meets Pierre Gasly and Shaquille O’Neal

Published 10/25/2021, 7:02 AM EDT


The US GP F1 weekend was full of drama and surprises. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, who appeared the favorite to win, came second while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen nailed the top spot. The wheel-to-wheel ride has brought the competitors just a handful of races away from the final win.

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Meanwhile, social media star-turned-boxer Logan Paul witnessed all of it live from the venue. Paul, who is currently spinning rumors about a potential scrap against Mike Tyson, was present in Austin, Texas. Despite being an audience member, ‘The Maverick’ managed to grab the spotlight.

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Still fresh from his exhibition fight against Floyd Mayweather in June, the 26-year-old appears to be relishing a much-needed layoff. Hence, he put F1 weekend into his list of plans. Paul revealed portions of his Texas trip on social media and was clearly left amused. From plane views to live race-views, Paul posted multiple clips.

 

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He also met the Alpha Tauri racer Pierre Gasly, alongside NBA star Shaquille O’Neal. It was quite a time, as Gasly and ‘BIG SHAQ’ both appeared delighted to meet ‘The Maverick’. In response to Paul’s social media post, Pierre Gasly commented ‘Good seeing you man.’

Logan Paul’s friend Big Mike, accompanied him on the tour. And the duo shared some memorable moments from the US GP F1. However, Paul wasn’t the only celebrity to embrace the event. While Sunday saw several major sporting events live in action, F1 equally managed to grab everyone’s attention.

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The F1 week saw Tennis star Serena Williams appear to catch the action live in Texas. Besides, rapper Burna Boy, golf legend Rory McIlroy was also in attendance. That’s not all, American actor Ben Stiller also made it to the stadium.

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Sunday night was loaded with sporting action From soccer events in La Liga and EPL to the T20 Cricket world cup between Inda and Pakistan, there was a lot to offer. However, F1 seemingly grabbed most of the spotlight. Apart from the intriguing race, celebrity attendance was a massive aid in bringing a lot of attention from all over the world. That said, it leaves the door open to an intriguing race in the upcoming phase.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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