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F1 drivers and their teams send hundreds of radio messages across each race weekend, and while the majority of these exchanges are serious, there is still time for wild celebrations, attempts at comedy and utter confusion...

With the 2022 season recently coming to a close, we put our headphones on, trawled through the audio archives and picked out the top 20 radio messages from 22 action-packed Grands Prix.

Over the course of the year we heard Guenther Steiner praise F1 returnee Kevin Magnussen for a ‘Viking comeback’ (plus, naturally, some swearing), Lando Norris sing Happy Birthday, and Charles Leclerc shout louder than ever before.

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We also listened to Sergio Perez sneeze his way around the Hungaroring, Fernando Alonso hit out at Lewis Hamilton, and Nyck de Vries become Nyck ‘Debris’ – along with much, much more...

Check out our wide-ranging rundown of the best team radio messages from 2022 in the video player above.