British Grand Prix F1 Drivers’ Press Conference Schedule: Hamilton-Norris Pairing & More

Published 07/14/2021, 8:21 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria – June 24, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the press conference Pool via REUTERS/Christian Bruna

The British Grand Prix is just around the corner, and kicking off the race weekend tomorrow is the drivers’ press conference. at 15:30 GMT.


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So, what are the driver pairings for this Thursday’s presser?

Lewis Hamilton with countryman Lando Norris at the press conference


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The presser will kick off with AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly alongside Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Then, Monaco’s Charles Leclerc will face the media with Valtteri Bottas.

Rookie driver, Mick Schumacher will have Sergio Perez by his side. Subsequently, Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll will accompany Daniel Ricciardo in the afternoon.

Formula One F1 – French Grand Prix – Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France – June 20, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS

Esteban Ocon will be attending the presser with Germany’s Sebastian Vettel, followed by Antonio Giovinazzi and Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz. Then, Fernando Alonso will attend the press conference with Nikita Mazepin.

Veteran driver Kimi Raikkonen will start his race week with Yuki Tsunoda by his side for the meeting. The two Brits, Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris will feature together on Thursday ahead of the home race.

The driver’s presser will end with both Williams drivers, George Russell and Nicholas Latifi.

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Can Russell, Norris, or Hamilton impress at their home race?

The British GP is the home race for F1 overall, but also for three drivers in specific – Lando, George, and Lewis. With a full-capacity crowd on the cards, all three drivers are determined to make an impact on their home turf and give their fans something to cheer for.


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Williams’ Russell has been impressive in qualifying so far and is looking forward to the upcoming weekend to make an impact as well. Meanwhile, Norris has three podiums already in the bag this season, and is hoping to score another one at Silverstone this weekend.

As for Hamilton, the seven-time world champion is hoping to bounce back and get a much-needed victory over title rival, Verstappen.

Who do you think will have a spectacular home race? Hamilton, Russell, or Norris? Let us know your predictions in the comments below.


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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.