Aston Martin Red Bull drivers - Surf's up down under

Aston Martin Red Bull drivers - Surf's up down under

13.03.2019: So what better way to kick off the 2019 season – and Pierre’s first race weekend with the Team – than with Max organising a surfing lesson for our newest recruit with three-time surfing world champion, Mick Fanning, at Australia’s famous Torquay Beach.

 So what better way to kick off the 2019 season – and Pierre’s first race weekend with the Team – than with Max organising a surfing lesson for our newest recruit with three-time surfing world champion, Mick Fanning, at Australia’s famous Torquay Beach.

 


Pierre put on a good show, managing to keep his balance for the bulk of his induction, and afterwards praised Mick on his tuition.

 


“This was really awesome. I never imagined that I would surf with Mick Fanning next to me giving me tips. It was pretty incredible and a great experience,” he said.



“I’ve been on a board before but I would never say I’ve surfed because it was so terrible! It’s pretty difficult. But today Mick gave me some extra balance. I’d give myself a three out of 10. I managed to stand up for most of it, so that’s good enough!”
 


Mick enjoyed teaching Pierre the tips and tricks he’s picked up throughout his career. “We had a big swell and Pierre just jumped straight in the water. We didn’t realise the size of the waves would be so big today but I just gave Pierre a couple of key pointers here and there and he picked it up very quickly,” Mick said after his surf session with Pierre.
 



Both drivers now head into the opening race weekend of the season.


“I’m super excited for the weekend. It’s going to be my first race with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, so it’s going to be a special moment,” said Pierre. “In the winter you’re just missing adrenaline. You’re testing and driving the simulator but there’s nothing like racing. I’m feeling great and ready to start the season.”
 



Max too is itching to get behind the wheel of the RB15 at Albert Park.


“I’m feeling good. I always enjoy coming back to Australia. It’s a good race because nobody knows where they are yet in terms of the pace of the car, so I’m just looking forward to getting started.”
 




- Red Bull also photos

 

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13.03.2019 / MaP

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