The Man Behind the Music: Lance's F1 Tracks

May 15, 2020
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From classic rock to the latest hip-hop and R&B, Lance’s music taste is definitely varied!


As the first driver to have their own playlist on F1 Tracks, catch up with our Canadian star to find out what was behind his choice of songs and what he thinks is the best way to get hyped up before lights out...


What was the first album you bought?

I’d have to give that one to 50 Cent. 

Which artist dead or alive would you love to see perform live and why?

Pearl Jam – they’re epic, always wanted to see them.

If your driving style could be summed up by a song, which one would it be and why?

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

Who is the best artist you’ve seen live?

Sir Elton John put on a great performance in Italy a couple of years ago.

If you were stranded on a desert island and were allowed to take three albums with you, which would they be?

Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys
Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
Drake – More Life

What’s your guilty pleasure when it comes to music?

…Katy Perry

If you could go to a gig with three people dead or alive, who would they be and what band/artists would you go and see? 

I would go with my best buds to go see the Stones or Queen.

You work hard on your fitness outside of the car. Which tracks really help push you through a workout?

That’s different. I change it up all the time. Could be: Rock, R&B, Rap. Different days you feel different ways. 

After a gruelling season, which tracks do you like to chill to during the off-season? 

TV On The Radio - Wolf Like Me

Which tunes do you blast through your headphones to get you in the zone before a race?

Mainly songs by the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Which tunes do you like to celebrate with the team to after a successful race weekend?

We Are The Champions – Queen

What’s on your playlist for when things haven’t gone so well and you’re alone in the motorhome after a race?

I stick on something upbeat and uplifting.

Suppose you are allowed music in the cockpit – you are hunting down the car in front of you for the lead of the Grand Prix in the closing laps.Which song to you listen to and why?

There’s a time and place for music but... the Jaws theme tune... nana nanana nananana.

Who is your ideal act to bring the party and close the Abu Dhabi festival at the end of the season in style?

It would be awesome to see the Rolling Stones tie up the season.