F1 Twitter directory

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F1 drivers and teams

Red Bull

Red Bull
Daniel Ricciardo
Sebastien Buemi
Antonio Felix da Costa
Red Bull F1 Spy
Red Bull Shop
Will Courtenay – Strategist
Ed Aylwin – Technician
Lee Stevenson – Mechanic
Stu Jones – Composites technician
Tom Batch – Sebastian Vettel’s systems engineer
Mark Willis – Rear jack man
Gareth Rees-Levins – Mechanic on Sebastian Vettel’s car
Sam O’Keefe – Red Bull Technology team member
Mark Simpson – Team member
Gavin Ward – Performance engineer
Kenny Handkammer
Karin Fink – Infiniti PR account director
Nikki Vasiliadis
Jon Gates
Mike Worley
Michael Manning

Mercedes

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Bradley Lord – Mercedes motorsport communications
Petronas Motorsport
Paddy Lowe
James Vowles – Chief strategist
Neal Johnson – Graphics technician
Paul Harris – Chief garage technician
Richard Wilshire – Simulator operator
Barton Crewes – Graduate engineer

Lotus

Lotus
Romain Grosjean
Pastor Maldonado
Marco Sorensen
Charles Pic
Nico Prost
Alan Permane – Trackside operations director
Paul Seaby – Team manager
Ciaron Pilbeam
Renault Sport F1
Rene Dias Torcato – Engineer
Julien Simon-Chautemps – Performance engineer
Phil Kennard – Commercial manager
Ricardo Penteando – Team support leader (Renault Sport F1)
Ayao Komatsu – Race engineer
James Robinson – Commercial co-ordinator
Graeme Hackland – IT/IS director
Mabel Dautzenberg – Marketing co-ordinator
Andy Stobart – PR officer

McLaren

McLaren
Jenson Button
Kevin Magnussen
Gary Paffett
Stoffel Vandorne
Oliver Turvey
Eric Boullier – Racing director
Dave Robson – Jenson Button’s race engineer
Michael Collier – Jenson Button’s physiotherapist
McLaren eShop
Rory Clements – Mechanic
Tom Briggs – Tyre technician
Warwick Pugh – Car support team leader
Marc Cox – Mechanic
Thomas Pattison – Team member
Peter Wright – Garage support
Stephen Lord – Team member
Stephanie – Race team IT
Sam Dryden – Mechanic on Jenson Button’s car
Richard Collier
Bernadette Collins – Jenson Button’s performance engineer
Will Joseph – Performance engineer
Filippo Sapia – Systems engineer
Benjamin Hebbourn
Giuseppe Marciante – Race team mechanic
Benjamin Boast – Mechanic
James Colwell – Mechanic
Danny – Trainee mechanic
Clare Stubberfield – Race and test co-ordinator
Giovanni Banzola
Sam Kuflik
Jules Gough – Jenson Button’a PA
Poole Mulucky
Giuseppe Marciante
Silvia Hoffer Frangipane – PR officer
K Longsausage – Trackside aerodynamicist
James – Trackside aerodynamicist
Vicko – Marketing
Kieran Byrne

Williams

Williams
Felipe Massa
Valtteri Bottas
Felipe Nasr
Susie Wolff
Dickie Stanford – Race team manager
Craig Dear – Aerodynamicist
Paul Williams – Track aerodynamicist
Mark Arnott – IT support specialist
Williams Hybrid Power
Sophie Ogg – Media manager
Samantha Knight

Marussia

Marussia
Jules Bianchi
Max Chilton
Graeme Lowdon – CEO
Mark Hutcheson – Race engineer
Dave Greenwood – Chief race engineer
Dave O’Neill – Team manager
Tracy Novak
Luca Colajanni
Sam Rosa – Event manager
Gemma Lawrence – Controls engineer
Paul Andrews – Graphic designer
Rory Currin – Graphic designer
Mark Hendy – Interim finance director
Elissa Middleton – Partner manager
Georgina Fell – Head of events
Richard Robertson

Caterham

Caterham
Kamui Kobayashi
Marcus Ericsson
Alexander Rossi
Robin Frijns
Tony Fernandes – Owner
Cyril Abiteboul – Team Principal
Mark Smith – Technical director
John Iley
Riad Asmat – CEO
Gianluca Pisanello – Race engineer
Tom Webb – Head of communications
Silvi Schaumloeffel – Head of marketing
Anand Krishnan – Brand manager
Steven English
Nasarudin Nasimuddin – Deputy team principal
Elliot Dason-Barber – Head of research and design
Richard St Clair-Quentin – Commercial manager
Nino Singh Judge – Driver development manager Europe
Bill Peters – Head of group IT
Shelley Barrett
Emilien Colombain – Physiotherapist

F1 tracks and races

Australian Grand Prix
Laura McLachlan – Media Manager at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation
Bahrain International Circuit
Circuit de Catalunya
Monza
Jaypee Sports International
Sameer Gaur – MD and CEO, Jaypee Sports International
Indian Grand Prix
Sepang International Circuit
Silverstone
British Racing Drivers’ Club
Singapore Grand Prix
Yas Marina Circuit
Mark Hughes – Runs operations at Yas Marina Circuit
Circuit of the Americas
Interlagos
Nurburgring
Valencia Ricardo Tormo
Pablo Pernia – Valencia Circuit press officer
Jerez
Magny-Cours
New Jersey F1 track

Other F1 accounts

F1 – Official Formula One Twitter account
FIA
FIA contact – “The official contact for the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile”
David Ward – Former FIA presidential election candidate
Australian Grand Prix
Laura McLachlan – Media Manager at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation
Bahrain International Circuit
Circuit de Catalunya
Monza
Jaypee Sports International
Sameer Gaur – MD and CEO, Jaypee Sports International
Indian Grand Prix
Sepang International Circuit
Silverstone
British Racing Drivers’ Club
Singapore Grand Prix
Yas Marina Circuit
Mark Hughes – Runs operations at Yas Marina Circuit
Circuit of the Americas
Interlagos
Nurburgring
Valencia Ricardo Tormo
Pablo Pernia – Valencia Circuit press officer
Jerez
Magny-Cours
New Jersey F1 track
Cosworth
TSL Timing – Timing services for F1 test sessions
Rachael Furn – Timekeeper
Autocourse
CSC Inside Track
Emma Bortnik
Emma Buxton
Bob Constanduros
Mark Gallagher – Ex-Cosworth and Jordan
Flavio Briatore – Ex-Benetton and Renault
Alastair Caldwell – Ex-McLaren
Chris Gregory – F1 technician
Marc Priestley – Ex-McLaren mechanic
Rush
Ron Howard – Director of Rush
1 (film)
F1 in Schools
Formula 1 Game
Andy Gray – Codemasters communications manager
Steve Hood – Creative director, Codemastesr F1 series
Johnny Herbert Karting
Norman Howell – FIA director of communications
FanVision
Alan van der Merwe
Tom Foy – Press officer
Gary Hartstein – Ex-FIA medical delegate
Ryan McMullan
Pirelli Media
Pirelli Sport
Paul Hembery – Pirelli motorsport director
Mario Isola – Pirelli racing manager
Manish Pandey – Senna film writer
Asif Kapadia – Senna film director
Mike
Sidhu and Simon
Infiniti GP
Total F1
Amber Lounge
F1 Rocks
F1 Rocks Afterparty
Juan M Rodriguez – Ex-HRT
Maria Serrat – Ex-HRT
Dan Kidner – Cameraman
Escuderia Telmex – Mexican project which helped get Sergio Perez and Esteban Gutierrez into F1
Adrian Fernandez – Sergio Perez’s manager, foremr CART racer
Cameron Kelleher
Petri Lehikoinen – Sports performance coach

Former F1 drivers

Former F1 teams

HRT
Toyota
USF1 Team

F1 Fanatic on Twitter

F1 Fanatic has three Twitter accounts you can follow:

  • F1 Fanatic – The main F1 Fanatic account with breaking news and more
  • F1 Fanatic Live – Live updates during all F1 race weekend and test sessions
  • F1 Fanatic Update – New articles only: Get a Tweet when something new is published on F1 Fanatic

You can also follow F1 Fanatic editor Keith Collantine on Twitter.

To find F1 Fanatics on Twitter see this forum thread:

F1 media

Other racing series

Separate list for GP2, IndyCar and World Touring Car Championship teams and drivers can be found here:

Here are the official accounts of selected other racing series:

Auto GP
British F3
BTCC
European F3 Open
Formula Ford
GP3
NASCAR
World Endurance Championship
World Series by Renault (including Formula Renault 3.5)

If you follow series other than Formula 1 remember to join the dedicated F1 Fanatic groups and forums for each of them.

How to get started on Twitter

You can get your free Twitter account at www.twitter.com. You can then follow the growing number of F1 drivers, teams and other personalities on Twitter.

If you’ve found a real F1 or other motor racing person or team on Twitter, please post details in the comments and I’ll add them to the list.

Are they real?

There are many fake F1 Twitter accounts. The ones that admit they are fakers are easy to spot and often very entertaining (like fakemarkwebber and fakemaxmosley).

But there are also some people pretending to run official accounts for drivers or teams. Here is a list of several prominent false accounts identified in early 2012.

If you’ve found a real F1 or other motor racing person or team on Twitter, please post details in the comments and I’ll add them to the list.

267 comments on F1 Twitter directory

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  1. Dougie said on 6th September 2009, 11:23

    Keith, what about Autosport’s Jon Noble and his NobleF1?

  2. Thanks for the heads up on those, I’m now following a good chunk of them ;)

  3. mp4-19b said on 6th September 2009, 13:10

    Keith, is that the real vettel? This twitter vettel sounds to me more like a school boy.

    • Seems a bit weird to me, too. I noticed he likes using a lot of exclamation points in his tweets. Been following him already, though I’m still awaiting for a solid confirmation it’s really him. Maybe the Red Bull F1 Spy can confirm this?

      • Vettel hasn’t been verified. He’s also using a pic from his Torro Rosso days, doesn’t tally I’m afraid for me just yet, looks like a fake. Red Bull nor Sebastian Vettel have come out and said he has one, and until they do I’m taking it as a fake.

        • Victor said on 6th September 2009, 16:08

          It’s a bit odd indeed, but a set of replies to Button’s Twitter seems to indicate that it is real. Check a little lower on that page: it seems as if JB was also a bit suspicious about this as well. (JB’s profile was confirmed by Rubens and, as far as I know, the team as well…)

          • Brawn/Button/Barrichello twitter accounts are from the Brawn website, so that’s a confirmation in itself I suppose…anyways I am looking forward for some of the accounts to be “Verified” by Twitter themselves…

    • His tweets are getting odder by the tweet! Maybe he’s more excitable than we think.

    • Daniel Netto said on 8th February 2012, 18:47

      Vettel isn’t officially on twitter. Must be a fake otherwise we would of heard more about it!

  4. Oh i got the above list from official websites etc so they are all verified in my book.

  5. Steve_P said on 6th September 2009, 13:37

    http://twitter.com/VisionRacing

    Vision racing from the IRL.

    There are tons of IRL drivers and media on Twitter. They’re all very active too!

  6. Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine) said on 6th September 2009, 19:18

    Thanks for the links guys have updated the list. Have marked the Vettel one to be confirmed. For media I’m going to stick to just listing journalists – if I put every single F1 site in there the list would quickly become enormous!

  7. TheRedLion said on 6th September 2009, 19:56

    The Massa twitter is not really his, it was made by his friends so that people could send messages of support

  8. Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine) said on 7th September 2009, 0:36

    Have removed the Vettel one which turned out not to be him. Pity.

  9. wasiF1 said on 7th September 2009, 3:04

    Hey Keith

    There is Steve Slater as (steveslaterf1) Alex Yoong as (alextoong)

  10. Nikki said on 7th September 2009, 7:19

    So the Vettel one is definitely fake? Had big suspicions, but someone has checked with the real Seb?

    • Yeah, it’s most likely fake. Got an email from the redbullracing.com saying: “…beware of some of those Twitters which claim to really be from young German drivers.”

  11. Do you know of NanoAlonso is the right one??

  12. Sasquatsch said on 9th September 2009, 10:47

    Forza_Felipe is a tribute Twitter to Felipe Massa, not his own Twitter page.

    Link

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