Why Kelly Piquet Didn’t Attend Bahrain Grand Prix with Verstappen

Kelly Piquet, Max Verstappen‘s girlfriend, missed his first Formula 1 victory of the year at the Bahrain Grand Prix due to her professional commitments at Paris Fashion Week.


‣ Max Verstappen’s girlfriend, Kelly Piquet, was absent at the Bahrain Grand Prix where Verstappen secured his first Formula 1 victory of the year.

‣ Kelly Piquet, daughter of three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet, has been in a relationship with Max Verstappen for a few years.

‣ The reason for Kelly Piquet’s absence at the Bahrain Grand Prix was due to her professional commitments at Paris Fashion Week.

‣ Paris Fashion Week, where Kelly Piquet was present, is considered one of the highlights of the year for the fashion world, taking place from Monday 26 February to Tuesday 5 March.

Max Verstappen’s other half, Kelly Piquet, missed out on the Bahrain Grand Prix buzz last weekend. She didn’t catch her beau clinching his first Formula 1 win of the season. But, hey, she had her reasons.

So, why was Kelly Piquet MIA in Bahrain? Well, for starters, she’s been Verstappen’s plus-one for a bit now. She’s the offspring of F1 legend Nelson Piquet, no less. Just before the season’s opener, Kelly threw up a cute snap of the duo chilling in Bahrain on her Insta. Yet, when the rubber hit the road, she was nowhere to be seen trackside.

Turns out, Kelly was busy strutting her stuff at Paris Fashion Week. Yeah, that’s right. From the 26th of February to the 5th of March, she was all about the fashion scene in Paris. It’s a big deal in the fashion calendar, you know? Before this, she was spotted at Haute Couture Week, also in Paris. Her socials were lit with outfit posts from the events.

And there you have it. While Verstappen was making waves in Bahrain, Kelly Piquet was turning heads in Paris. Talk about a power couple, right? They even had a moment together in Bahrain, as seen on Kelly’s Instagram. Life’s all about the balance, I guess.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
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