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Alan van der Merwe @alanvdm London, England

@F1 Medical Car driver & Co-founder at @SignalBiometric #ThankYouCharlie Media enquiries: twood@fia.com

370 Following   28,258 Followers   227 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/9/08


The fact you are here to write this is astounding. The fact you think anyone other than yourself is a hero, is a te… https://t.co/NbJ1CQkJX9
12/29
2020
I spy @alanvdm on Red Bull's christmas list. 👀 https://t.co/M7RGlLkEVY
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12/25
2020
@JeanTodt @fia @RGrosjean @F1 @BAH_Int_Circuit Thank you Jean. I am proud to have been able to play a small part in… https://t.co/DFDiMum7GU
12/19
2020
@NoniSturge @MercedesAMGF1 Thanks Noni ✌🏼
12/13
2020
@SubMick @SpareSteward We were P18. @NoniSturge Thank you as always, Noni! Enjoy the race 👋🏼 @Sky_PeterH @ingastrackef1 @SkyDeutschland Danke Peter - es hat mir auch Spaß gemacht! 👌🏼
12/6
2020
@ingastrackef1 @Sky_PeterH @SkyDeutschland Danke Inga! Ich hoffe ich war OK zu verstehen 😅 @Jamie_1993__ @SpareSteward If we stop at an incident long enough, it’ll be a SC @SpareSteward And thanks for the dinner recommendations, I’m going for the burger 🐖 @SpareSteward Thank you for this, my little brain was struggling to figure it out, and so I was just going with my… https://t.co/hz5u6oDqmn @tomwoodGP A real pleasure working with you Tom, thanks for taking a break from promoting the Safety Car for once ;)
12/5
2020
@RoadandTrack Actually, less than 10 seconds ;) And we luckily only played a small supporting role. Romain fought… https://t.co/Qusx4Zs938 @SpareSteward It looks as though we might make it, which surprised me! If we don’t, we’ll have a couple of tricks up our sleeve.
12/4
2020
@TimRichardson9 @adamcooperF1 @RGrosjean @fia Yep! @JennieGow @RGrosjean https://t.co/75sguf1EZI
12/3
2020
@FitbawFox Watch this space.This 👇🏻 https://t.co/fBU6nyJrDh @MarcusSimmons54 You’re very kind Marcus, thank you. And you clearly overestimate my intelligence 😂
11/30
2020
On a day like today, I am thankful to be working with Ian, and to be standing on the shoulders of giants like Charl… https://t.co/qFFotw5nJx
11/29
2020
@NoniSturge @MercedesAMG @MercedesBenz Thank you! Enjoy the race 👋🏼
11/15
2020
@Rowlinson_F1 I’ve had this stuck in my head all day 😂
11/5
2020
When you hear lunch is being served https://t.co/MTP1vVyue9
10/30
2020
https://t.co/NwaSYNSqX4 https://t.co/iDAmJl03LxThis is officially a W̶1̶1̶ Medical Car fan account now. Please ❤️ to join the club. https://t.co/nxXyZXV8aN
Retweeted by Alan van der Merwe @MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesAMG What took you so long? 😉 Also, ❤️
10/22
2020
Just a Medical Car appreciation post 🥰 The @MercedesBenz that's always there when it matters most [Kraftstoffverbr… https://t.co/eQGSFvjqhP
Retweeted by Alan van der Merwe @NoniSturge @MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesBenz Oh hi! 👋🏼
10/13
2020
@NoniSturge @SochiAutodrom @MercedesAMG Thank you! 👋🏼
9/25
2020
@Jalopnik Not saying it’s a perfect setup (we do try our best), but we a) have a crew of traveling professionals 👋🏼… https://t.co/T7r0gtNbRWS1: Spa 🇧🇪 S2: Mugello 🇮🇹 S3: Monaco 🇲🇨 https://t.co/RPiOoANLng
9/20
2020
@joesaward @elliejaneF1 @sheffielduni Funny how the proper journos all responded with encouragement 🤔
9/16
2020
@DarrenTurner007 @astonmartin @curvsimulators @AMR_Official @StreetKev @AstonMartinPR @MilesNurnberger Nice work dude! 🔥🔥🔥
9/14
2020
@benjhunt Hope you enjoyed a cappuccino afterwards @NoniSturge Thank you! We’ve stayed with the traditional silver ;) Enjoy the race 👋🏼
9/13
2020
@LucasdiGrassi @APompliano 2000/day, not hour 😅 @LucasdiGrassi @APompliano Transaction fees. Not significant enough now (~100BTC total yesterday), but if adoption… https://t.co/PElc4mR3qY @LucasdiGrassi @APompliano Ethereum and others are close to or using PoS already. I guess BTC will always be ineffi… https://t.co/d41UopG5wd @BaronVonClutch Rough numbers indicate Iceland’s *total* power consumption to be <20GWh, vs UK’s *datacenter* power… https://t.co/5dJuZAqnWj @LucasdiGrassi @APompliano This is the aim with Proof-of-Stake protocols, versus Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work design. Bi… https://t.co/PVT7MwUVAy @BaronVonClutch Any numbers on how it compares to the likes of Netflix, Facebook or Twitter data center power usage?
9/12
2020
@MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesAMG I’d *never* do that to you. Just saying.
9/8
2020
@MercedesAMGF1 @FIA_F2 Hey I’m available for the F1 races as well if you like
9/7
2020
@Woody_Whitaker1 So good, I could hear Bono and James in my head as I read it ;) Hope you enjoyed the GP today 👌🏼 @FiftyBucksss So am I. Working hard for that next win 😅 @F1 @FIA_F2 @DanTicktum I guess @MercedesAMGF1 did warn us about the unintended consequences of a partymode ban 🤷🏻‍♂️Congrats on the win, @MercedesAMGF1 😉😂 #ItalianGP 🇮🇹 #F2 https://t.co/zSutkKy17T
Retweeted by Alan van der Merwe @MercedesAMGF1 @FIA_F2 @DanTicktum I just want to thank you guys for believing in me all this time! Thanks to every… https://t.co/1WAKqxSs4w
9/6
2020
@DarrenTurner007 @astonmartin @AstonMartinPR 😳👌🏼
9/4
2020
@NoniSturge @MercedesBenz @MercedesAMG Hope you enjoyed it! See you at the next one very soon 👋🏼 @ChrisMedlandF1 👋🏼
8/30
2020
@NoniSturge @MercedesAMG @MercedesBenz Thank you! Enjoy the race! 👋🏼
8/9
2020
@TheOneTrueGKS @FormulaMoney The point of ‘bubbles’ is to minimise the risk of primary/frequent contacts - just to… https://t.co/FMQDx2ebJ8 @TheOneTrueGKS @FormulaMoney There are instances where COVID is not the biggest risk to a patient, and doctors would act accordingly. @TheOneTrueGKS @FormulaMoney Testing is carried out by an external company that provides testing facilities, staff,… https://t.co/RzrQeqZqbB
7/14
2020
@simon__lazenby You OK? @NoniSturge @MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesBenz @MercedesAMG 👋🏼 @MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesBenz @MercedesAMG My bet is on 21st on the grid @BaronVonClutch @MercedesAMG 👋🏼
7/11
2020
@rollcagemedic @voiceofrally @wbuxtonofficial @Becsywecsy @AussieGrit @KarlReindler Yep, would be great to see some… https://t.co/1FLFCCy7a1 @rollcagemedic @voiceofrally @wbuxtonofficial @Becsywecsy @AussieGrit @KarlReindler Saw this - nice use of their ex… https://t.co/2krYFufcQG
4/1
2020
@NoniSturge 👋🏼😎
3/28
2020
@frankleeman ‘Non-essential’, ‘indoor’... https://t.co/F2p1GqrpS0
3/23
2020
@doctorwibble Hope you have a quick recovery Kate - we need you firing on all cylinders asap again! If I can help w… https://t.co/S6oNsoochm
3/21
2020
@frankleeman @mkeulemans @JohanBranders Yeah, the “less sick, less infectious” advice is bullshit. Not just stupid,… https://t.co/LyXHQlAN3r
3/15
2020
@JRobertsF1 Good luck Jimmy! 🚀🚀🚀
1/17
2019
@pedroclarkies @MBrundleF1 @CroftyF1 Nope. We have some handy shortcuts at most circuits.
10/28
2019
@NoniSturge @MercedesBenz @MercedesAMG 👋🏼 Enjoy the race!
10/27
2019
@AxisOfOversteer Definitely, definitely not on purpose, promise.
10/11
2019
@NoniSturge @F1NightRace That’s a bit of a serious setup you’ve got for watching F1! Enjoy the race
9/22
2019
@NoniSturge 👋🏼 @TheF1Poet @fia Thanks Ernie. Same for me!
9/8
2019
@simon__lazenby @WardyShorts @SkySportsF1 @CroftyF1 Be glad they didn’t ask you to assemble a pen (cc @antdavidson @Jason_A_Swales)
5/10
2019
@NoniSturge I might be wrong, but some very rough maths says it’ll be my 184th start in the Medical Car @NoniSturge 👋🏼 enjoy the race
4/14
2019
@NoniSturge @MercedesAMGF1 👋🏼 @BaronVonClutch @MercedesAMGF1 @MercedesAMG @BerndMaylaender Anyone but @simon__lazenby please!
3/31
2019
@dr_mikki Hey Michelle. Hope you enjoyed HK and are enjoying this weekend so far. We’ll give you a wave on our way past tomorrow 👋🏼
3/16
2018
@Motorsport We try to be quick, but never realised we were *that* quick
12/12
2018
@Bulldust84 https://t.co/oueC3wL5GP @dextermorgan5 @adamcooperF1 @Flibster @bibendumboy @thijsvandertuin @HulkHulkenberg Having said that, we have iden… https://t.co/UckuGT0Uij @dextermorgan5 @adamcooperF1 @Flibster @bibendumboy @thijsvandertuin @HulkHulkenberg That’s a good point. If the on… https://t.co/tBVqII3rMV
11/27
2018
@thijsvandertuin @SeasideChris @Flibster @bibendumboy @adamcooperF1 @HulkHulkenberg Ah yes. Meant to say “BLOCKED. BYE.” @thijsvandertuin @Flibster @bibendumboy @adamcooperF1 @HulkHulkenberg We spend a lot of time thinking and talking a… https://t.co/IccKhF2Ngp @thijsvandertuin @Flibster @bibendumboy @adamcooperF1 @HulkHulkenberg On Sunday the HALO made it no different. Car… https://t.co/oGyTv9Fr3d @Flibster @bibendumboy @thijsvandertuin @adamcooperF1 @HulkHulkenberg Perhaps of note is that we were with Nico wit… https://t.co/Iw2EEr4LCD @Flibster @bibendumboy @thijsvandertuin @adamcooperF1 @HulkHulkenberg Hi all. We treat each risk as necessary. Risk… https://t.co/t7pfm9fXC8
11/26
2018
@swiffyc @ChrisMedlandF1 Hi both. We had been and gone long before the local medical car arrived. Driver’s conditio… https://t.co/xrgisKwm5C @charlie_whiting Local crew made it look easy 💪🏼
11/25
2018
@NoniSturge @MercedesAMG @MercedesBenz You and me both! Enjoy the last race - hope it’s an entertaining one 👋🏼
11/23
2018
@paulcostas @DawnTreaderEng Great to read about things I had already long forgotten! Glad you enjoyed your trip to Bonneville - I sure did
11/18
2018
@leel8on23 @DawnTreaderEng Hey Lee 👋🏼 Long time - 2001 seems not that long ago! Can still remember crossing the lin… https://t.co/wDdELxzXgg @DawnTreaderEng I seem to remember one of the driveshafts failing during our last run, causing a nice drift over a… https://t.co/9LNBEinJoT @DawnTreaderEng @TWWhittaker If I can help with any info, let me know! @DawnTreaderEng @TWWhittaker I remember we started strapping anything that was heavy enough to the car, to make it… https://t.co/vWipdsF8x8 @DawnTreaderEng Immense job getting this machine looking like new again! Was a really fun project which taught me l… https://t.co/NL4xsxLgBu @DawnTreaderEng Ha, completely forgot about the fact we saw this after some runs. 22m at 400km/h means I only had t… https://t.co/v15neFeaVJ
11/16
2018
BM & AVDM with a ‘health and safety in the workplace’ demonstration! 🇧🇷🚔👍🏻 #F1 #BrazilianGP https://t.co/B0UOxOUA4R
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11/13
2018
My piece on @SignalBiometric in the December 2018 issue of @Inside_Track. #F1 @alanvdm https://t.co/VkxhmuTee1
Retweeted by Alan van der Merwe @jpappone @SignalBiometric @Inside_Track Looks 👌🏼 - a pleasure chatting to you Jeff!
11/10
2018

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