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KYM’S BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEOS
Enjoy weekly videos from the world of Formula One.
The best of F1 2021 season (thus far)
Ten races plus testing and a lot of travel has seen me witness quite a bit this year and in this video I’ll recap some of the highlights from the first half of the 2021 F1 season.
What the F1 drivers drove to the Hungaroring
Ferraris, Mercedes, Renaults, a Ford along with a couple of motorbikes among others were all used to convey the world's best race car drivers to the Hungaroring track just outside of Budapest for round 11 of the 2021 season.
The rise and rise of Lando Norris
Half way through season 2021 and McLaren driver Lando Norris is looking in fine form. But how well do you know the driver? After watching this video you'll know him a whole lot better.
The wild and crazy Hungarian F1 GP
A first corner crash, a surprise winner, Charles Leclerc locked out of the paddock, Lewis' outfits over the 4 days, Seb surprising a couple who'd just agreed to get married and so much more in this video.
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There’s huge interest in the partners of the F1 drivers! In the 2021 group, you’ll find an architectural student, a law graduate, several models, four mums, and a whole lot…
20 of the 21 2020 F1 drivers are active on Instagram – some more active than others obviously. The one driver who doesn’t have an Instagram presence is Seb Vettel. …
The wives and girlfriends of the current crop of 2020 F1 drivers are a diverse bunch. These are strong, independent women from a variety of countries. My Wives and Girlfriends…
It’s not just the images, it’s the way he phrases the captions. It’s his personal style as opposed to a team of content generators that don’t necessarily engage at that level with audiences.
Dr. Kathrina Wolf, Social media expert, Curtin University professor
Listen to Kym’s interview on
the Formula1Blog Podcast
In this episode of the Formula1Blog, host Todd McCandless chats with Kym about his experiences on the track (and behind the scenes) of the Formula 1 Grand Prix 2017 season and Kym’s journey from F1 enthusiast to full-blown accredited photographer.
ONE TO ONE WITH KYM
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