F1 fans stage bizarre storylines as Daniel Ricciardo and George Russell share low-key moment at Spanish GP

ByLance T. Lee

May 21, 2022

Barcelona so far have been very eventful. From on-piste activities to off-piste action, plenty to cover. And now it looks like a conversation between McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes’ George Russell has sparked a meme fest between the teams. Mercedes had posted the image on Twitter captioned, “What’s going on here? Wrong answers only.


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In the photo, Ricciardo can be seen whispering to Russell. Although it’s unclear what the Australian said, their respective teams had their own ideas.

McLaren didn’t take the time to point out the image’s uncanny resemblance to the popular meme. Uploading the Uncomfortable Nightclub Meme, the Woking team wrote: “I can’t ignore this”.


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Mercedes did not miss their response and replied, “And then I had to wear a crop top in the paddock.” It was a reference to when Ricciardo and Norris wore crop tops in a James Corden video last seen in Miami.

As if that weren’t enough, fellow Mercedes motor customers and red-haired proponents Williams Racing also stepped in. Although they were very aggressive in promoting their salon for this weekend, they wondered if Daniel and George wanted to color their hair. The Grove outfit replied, “Do you have your hair dyed in Albonos? »

Twitter users were also amused by the teams’ responses. As one user wrote, “I am convinced that the F1 team twitters are secretly managed by one of us at this stage”

Magical Mercedes allure; Ferrari on top and McLaren on the move

As the countdown begins for the Spanish Grand Prix, there have been a few changes. In the Ferrari camp, Charles Leclerc had bragging rights as he beat title rival Max Verstappen to pole.


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Reigning world champion Max Verstappen lost power on his last flying lap and had to settle for P2. Mercedes has indeed confirmed that its pace has not dropped. Fitting into P4 and P6, it looks like their upgrades are working.

Formula One F1 – Spanish Grand Prix – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, ​​Spain – May 21, 2022 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in action during practice REUTERS/Albert Gea

McLaren’s Lando Norris, who lost yesterday’s race due to running wide, could only manage a P11. On a weekend when Daniel Ricciardo will become the most experienced Australian in Formula 1, he qualified P9.


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