Top 10 Memes of the 2021 Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Formula 1 made its remarkably early return to Europe this week but that didn’t catch out the memers at all. 3 weeks after their last time out they were ready to go and poke a little fun at the world’s best drivers.

An action packed race from lights to flag both makes this job easier and more difficult. In one way, there’s always something to laugh at and yet curating the Top 10 is an issue. (Please have interesting races, I swear I didn’t mean it really).

Let’s get into the meme’s before fate notices.

1

Posted on Reddit by Brokkoli-adm

That was a big hit. No, not the collision between drivers on the Mercedes payroll.

We almost heard the Austrian’s thump from here.

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2

Posted on Reddit by Ukula_69

He’d done it in almost every other session, and annoyed Giovinazzi to boot.  Some of us were getting worried we’d not be able to tally up the spin counter.

3

Posted on Reddit by HerrKlaus

We won’t lie, we’ve been waiting to shoehorn in a meme of this format. Not without having an opinion on the post-crash conduct by both drivers.

Given the size of the impacts, the particular corner the two drivers collided at, and the risk of concussion, a bonk on the head by Russell has a bad look to it.

4

Posted on Reddit by Brunlorenz

There’s a bit of a “Valtteri, It’s James” vibe going on here (at least that’s where my mind went to when I saw this one). Mercedes wouldn’t call for an accident to help another driver, this isn’t Singapore and it’s not 2008 for starters. The timing will always have us wondering though…Did they?

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5

Posted on Reddit by neubiiAUT

Russell (That’s how it’s spelled meme-makers), really was a fly in Mercedes’ ointment, causing the almost complete implosion of their race (Though then fixing it, sort of?) Imola just doesn’t seem to click for him, 3rd time lucky?

6

Posted on Reddit by Neverwish

Another outing for this format, and after the driver’s reactions in the aftermath, cooler heads may not always prevail when emotions are running high. Fortunately both drivers are unlikely to hold a grudge and will see both sides after they’ve calmed down a bit.

7

Posted on Reddit by Crippled_Potato

Schumacher’s teammate is not well like, both here and in the paddock. Seeing Mick stick it in the wall first really dropped our hearts, hopefully he’ll learn when the other one won’t.

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8

Posted on Reddit by The_mani_ac

To quote an old golf player, the more I practice, the luckier I get. As much as that’s not entirely true in this case, it was incredibly opportune for Hamilton’s race to be saved in under a minute.

9

Posted on Reddit by FalseIntegral

Even if Kimi was amazed by the events unfolding around him, I imagine he had the reaction “Oh, I remember going off there” in an incredibly monotone internal monologue.

10

Posted on Reddit by _ucy

It’s always a risky move swapping drivers to check which has more pace, but credit to Lando, he had the speed. Qualifying clearly played on his mind but after some wise words he went out on Sunday and smashed it with an excellent drive, showing the good side of team orders.

We made a prediction in the last list of laughs that this was going to be remarkably competitive F1 World Championship and it is not disappointing. Can it deliver in 2 weeks time in Portimao? We bloody hope so.

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