Meet The Wives And Girlfriends Of F1 Racing Stars 2023

In the high-octane world of Formula 1, where drivers push the limits of speed on the world’s most prestigious racetracks, there exists an often less-explored dimension of the sport — the love and support that fuels the drivers’ relentless pursuit of victory. Beyond the roaring engines and the checkered flags lies a cast of remarkable women who stand proudly by the sides of these drivers, sharing in the triumphs and challenges that come with life in the fast lane. As we approach the upcoming Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix, we’ve decided to dive in behind the helmets and into the lives of the remarkable wives and girlfriends who add depth, glamour, and unwavering support to the world of F1.

Charles Leclerc and Alexandra Saint Mleux

Charles has recently been linked with Alexandra Saint Mleux, a 21-year-old art history student from France. The two were first spotted out together enjoying their time in Monaco. The couple was also spotted on other occasions as well including holidaying on a yacht and attending Wimbledon during the most recent F1 summer break.

Prior to this, Charles was in a three-year relationship with architecture student, Charlotte Sine,before their public mutual breakup in December 2022.

Max Verstappen and Kelly Piquet

Brazilian model Kelly Piquet, 34, has been in a relationship with Verstappen, 25, since 2020. The two went Instagram official early in 2021, when Max posted a photo of himself and Kelly on the beach along with the caption, “Happy New Year everyone. Let’s make 2021 a year to remember in many ways. Wishing you all success, love and happiness just as I found mine.”

Kelly, whose father is Nelson Piquet, and brother, Nelson Piquet Jr., are also both F1 racers. However, Nelson was reportedly banned form the F1 paddock when he was called out by Lewis Hamilton when he was caught using a racial slur against Lewis in a 2021 interview. Aside from that, Kelly also has a daughter, named Penelope, with F1 driver Daniil Kvyat, whom she was dating in 2019.

Pierre Gasly and Francisca “Kika” Cerqueira Gomes

Ladies, Pierre is off the market. The Alpine driver is reportedly going out with Kika, a 19-year-old Portuguese model. A renowned TV presenter in her home country of Portugal, Kika has a large following on social media and has also been classed as an influencer. The two were first spotted together in the paddock at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Previously, the French driver was dating Caterina Masetti Zannini up until 2022.

Sergio Perez and Carola Martinez

Carola Martinez was born on December 16, 1997, in Guadalajara, Mexico. On June 3, 2018, she tied the knot with the renowned Red Bull F1 driver. Despite being in a relationship with Sergio Perez AKA Checo, for some time, Carola intentionally avoided the media attention that comes with being the partner of a famous Formula 1 driver.

Their relationship remained private until 2017 when Sergio was about to become a father, of which he decided to make their relationship public. On August 13, 2017, Sergio proposed to Carola, and the couple got married the following year.

Oscar Piastri and Lily Zneimer

The duration of Oscar Piastri and Lily Zneimer’s relationship remains undisclosed, but it appears to have been ongoing for quite some time. There is speculation that they may have started dating during Oscar’s Formula 4 years. Oscar has maintained his privacy when it comes to his personal life, and the couple has made a deliberate choice to keep their relationship out of the public eye.

Oscar Piastri and Lily Zneimer made their first public appearance together at the Autosport Awards in 2022. This event coincided with Oscar receiving the Rookie of the Year award for his performance in the 2021 Formula 2 season. After receiving the award, he also shared an Instagram post featuring Lily Zneimer from the awards ceremony.

Esteban Ocon and Elena Berri

Elena Berri is not only a social media influencer and model, but she’s also Esteban Ocon’s girlfriend. The two have known each other from 2017 and but they only started dating in 2018. Unlike the other couples, the two prefer to keep their relationships private and have kept it that way for the past five years.

Valterri Bottas and Tiffany Cromwell

In September 2016, Bottas tied the knot with his longtime partner, Emilia Pikkarainen, an Olympic swimmer from Finland, in a ceremony held at St. John’s Church in Helsinki. The two were together since 2010. However, in November 2019, Bottas and Emilia announced that they were getting a divorce.

Presently, Bottas is romantically involved with Tiffany Cromwell, an Australian professional cyclist, and calls Monaco his current place of residence.

George Russell and Carmen Montero Mundt

Believe it or not, George Russell was previously dating the sister of Nyck de Vries. However, since 2020, the Mercedes driver has been linked with Carmen Montero Mundt, who works at an investment firm, and revealed on social media that she met Russell through a mutual friend in London.

Daniel Ricciardo and Heidi Berger

Heidi Berger, a 24-year-old aspiring actor and the daughter of Portuguese model Ana Corvo and 10-time Grand Prix winner Gerhard Berger, who famously represented Ferrari and McLaren across his 14-year F1 career, is dating Daniel Ricciardo. The pair reportedly started dating in 2019, and announced their relationship to the public by posting a series of pictures on Instagram in August 2022.

Alex Albon and Muni Lily He

Muni Lily He, a Chinese professional golfer competing on the LPGA Tour, is a familiar presence in the F1 pit lane. Lily and Alex began their relationship in 2019, and she has been a strong support system for the racer himself, especially when she’s not busy with her own golfing pursuits. If you look them up on their socials, you’ll notice that the two regularly share glimpses of their time together on their respective social media profiles.

Kevin Magnussen and Louise Gjorup

Louise Gjorup and Kevin Magnussen tied the knot in October 2019 and also welcomed their first child in 2021. On Netflix series Drive To Survive, Kevin shared more about his struggles in Formula 1 and how his family helped him during that period.

Nico Hulkenberg and Egle Ruskyte

Nico Hulkenberg is married to Egle Ruskyte, a Lithuanian fashion designer and model. It is believed that they crossed paths in 2015, and began dating soon after.

After being together for years, Hulkenberg proposed to Ruskyte in 2020 during a visit to Venice, before getting married in 2021.

This article was originally published on Her World.