Manor Racing's Chief Aerodynamicist, Nikolas Tombazis, is next in our #ManorPlaylist series. Tune in and take note of what beats he is listening to and what makes him swing.

1. What was your best F1 moment this season?

Definitely the last few laps of the Austrian GP! For us to get a point was equivalent to winning the race, and it almost got us to our P10 target at the end of the season.

2. What do you do to get into race mode before a race weekend? Do you listen to any particular type of music?

I confess that I do not have a particular choice… However when we are aiming high I like listening to Queen’s “We are the Champions”, I find it sums up all the hard work put in by everybody very well.

3. If you have a relaxed weekend at home, what music brings you in the right mood?

It can be one of two extremes, either a dance/pop playlist or some classical music. However, being part of a big family, I rarely get a choice!

4. Do you sing under the shower? Which song(s)?

Unfortunately not! Water molecules would probably vibrate off my body and then there would be no point of having a shower.

5. If you could meet your favourite singer, who would it be?

I think I would like to meet Madonna, I have always admired how she has remained at the top for the last 30 years or so, and I have enjoyed her music during all this period.

6. What was your first concert you went to?

As a kid I went to various concerts of classical music, however my first Rock concert was a 1988 Amnesty International Concert in Athens with Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Sting and Tracy Chapman.

7. What are your top 10 most favourite songs of all times?

Difficult one… I would probably have to combine a bit of classical with a bit of pop-rock stuff. Let’s try:

Number 1

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN – LED ZEPPELIN

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Number 2

HUNGARIAN RAPSODY NO 11 – FRANZ LISZT

 

Number 3

HOTEL CALIFORNIA - EAGLES

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Number 4

HIPS DON’T LIE – SHAKIRA ft. WYCLEF JEAN

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Number 5

L’amour est un oiseau rebelle – Bizet’s Carmen

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Number 6

PIANO CONCERTO NO 2 - RACHMANINOV

 

Number 7

BLURRED LINES – ROBIN THICKE ft. T.I., Pharrell Williams

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Number 8

I GOT YOU BABE – UB40

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Number 9

Αχ Χελιδόνι μου (Ah Helidoni mou)- GEORGE DALLARAS

 

Number 10

MONEY FOR NOTHING – DIRE STRAITS

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