“Lucky Motherf *** er” – American actor has fun at McLaren headquarters thanks to Daniel Ricciardo


In recent years, Formula 1 has gained an immense level of recognition from all over the world, including Hollywood celebrities. After witnessing Vin Diesel and Khaby Lame cameos at Monza, the latest to welcome a celebrity are McLaren and their driver, Daniel Ricciardo.


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The McLaren Technology Center, located in Woking, had a guest to speak on Wednesday; Dax Shepard.

The American actor / podcast host visited McLaren’s headquarters, with Italian GP winner Ricciardo and his manager Blake Friend being the tour guides.


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Dax Shepard’s visit to McLaren

After the visit to the headquarters, Shepard took to social media to talk about his experience with the Formula 1 team in the UK. He uploaded photos of himself posing alongside championship-winning cars, including closed-cockpit racing cars.

Formula 1 F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates with his team after winning the Pool race via REUTERS / Lars Baron

What a day. Thank you Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren and my support Blake. I’m a lucky motherfucker,” he subtitle.

Soon Ricciardo also commented on the post, believing he hopes to meet Shepard on the track soon. “Next stop is the race track,” replied the former Red Bull driver.

Who is Shepard and is he a fan of Daniel Ricciardo?

Shepard is a fairly well-known face in the film industry, known for his role in the film titled The Judge, which was also Oscar nominated in 2014. Besides the films, Shepard was also the host of the 2020 edition of Top Gear America. .

Additionally, the American owns and hosts a podcast, named Armchair Expert, which helped him be nominated as the “Best Podcast of the Year” for the People’s Choice Award, 2020.

Interestingly, while Shepard enjoys Formula 1 racing, his wife, Kristen Bell, the actress best known for her starring role in the TV series “The Good Place”, apparently doesn’t like the sport.

Formula 1 F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 Olympic 100m champion Italian Marcell Jacobs waves the checkered flag as McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo wins the REUTERS / Jennifer race Lorenzini

In one of her recent Instagram stories, she filmed herself curled up in her quilt late at night while Shepard was busy watching a Grand Prix. She wrote, “it is 12:30 am… But it is 11:30 am at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, and my husband is also dating Daniel Ricciardo. So impossible to turn it off.


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Overall, Formula 1 is indeed starting to gain popularity, and there’s no denying that more celebrities of this type are going to make an appearance or two in the coming Grand Prix weekends. But the question is, will this positive trend continue for F1 in the long run?

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