“But then also, somebody convinced Lewis that every time he talked to me on the grid, he crashed. But I spoke to two of the three podium drivers on the grid in Abu Dhabi and actually could have spoken to Max as well if I'd have been a bit sharper, so I didn't bring them bad luck.”
Brundle was also questioned about his standout grid walk interaction from the 2023 season, given that he had engaged with numerous prominent figures.
"Oh my goodness, what a year it's been grid walking,” added Brundle. “I loved talking to Florence Pugh, for example, on the on the grid in Silverstone and Maria Sharapova in Abu Dhabi, just meeting nice people who are enjoying our sport.
“And then I've had some car crash moments with Machine Gun Kelly and Shaquille O'Neal, whose answer was short and sweet, but nobody's ever called him short and sweet before, I don't think.
“I've maintained my position of never watching one, so I have no idea. I'll leave that for other people to decide, but it's nice to meet nice people.
“But actually I love talking to the drivers as well, because that's a unique sports broadcasting opportunity. So in the end, it will be quick interactions with drivers that I enjoy most.”
Brundle recently extended his current contract by an additional two years, providing him with more opportunities to pursue that desired Hamilton interview on the grid walk.
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