The world’s most prestigious motor racing competition has had a rich association with music, from iconic songs that have provided the soundtrack to some of the most memorable races in history, to artists who’ve entertained fans live at racetracks across the globe in recent years.
Now that relationship is brought full circle with F1 Tracks, providing fans of the sport with the perfect soundtrack to accompany their race day, whether that’s from the comfort of their sofa or sat on Silverstone’s Hangar Straight.
Having been launched ahead of the British Grand Prix weekend in July 2019, the playlist has a massive hit with fans of the sport, with over 30,000 people following F1 Tracks on Spotify.
Its success across all streaming platforms has resulted in Formula 1 being named an official Apple Music Curator. Apple Curator status is only granted to the best playlist brands, with F1 placed on a pedestal alongside other global players including EA and Nike. You can find out more about F1‘s playlists on Apple Music by clicking here.
F1 Tracks is updated on a weekly basis, uniting both global superstars with the sounds of F1. Every Friday, international playlist picks will be filtered according to four key categories: Pace, Mechanical, Spirit & Fan. This unique set of principles will produce a bespoke and dynamic playlist for fans, which embodies F1 and is distinctive to other weekly streamed playlists.
Alongside the core playlist, a number of selected artists will also be curating bespoke playlists for the sport. The 2019 Formula 1 season saw Mabel get things underway with her unique playlist at the British Grand Prix, with Foo Fighters, Kings Of Leon, Kylie, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Groove Armada, Becky Hill, You Me At Six, U2, AC/DC, and Kylie Minogue among the artists who have been involved with the playlist curation to date.
The natural progression of the curated F1 Tracks playlists has now seen some of the drivers get involved in sharing some of the music they love for everyone to listen to.
Racing Point – re-christened Aston Martin for the 2021 season – driver Lance Stroll kicked things with a playlist brimming with rock classics by the likes of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and The Rolling Stones, with Alpha Tauri‘s Pierre Gasly, Red Bull‘s Sergio Perez and Ferrari starlet Charles Leclerc also giving fans a taste of their own favourite tunes.
F1 Tracks is the first step into building a wider music offering for fans of the sport, which unites cultural passions with racing. Each Friday more tracks will be added the list engaging not just fans but other artists to upload new releases and reach a more diverse fan base.
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