The newest driver in Alpha Tauri, Yuki Tsunoda, has already become a fan favorite by making fun of himself. The Japanese driver commented on Alpha Tauri’s Instagram post, which aimed to promote their merchandise. The 20-year-old informed fans that the march was available in extra small as well.
The Japanese driver is well aware of the countless memes made on his height. However, instead of being offended by them, he embraces them and even laughs at himself, making fans love him already.
Indeed, the young driver knows he will have to get serious once he gets behind the wheel alongside Pierre Gasly for the upcoming 2021 Formula One season.
The sister team of Red Bull, AlphaTauri, were promoting the brand’s new collection for 2021. Tsunoda saw this opportunity that would get the F1 world to adore him. He jokingly commented that the collection would also be available in an extra small size.
This isn’t the first time driver has made fun of his height. Tsunoda tweeted ‘grow’ in response to a tweet asking fans what the Japanese driver would do in 2021. Fans have another driver that they support for their personality, with the likes of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris, who have light up the F1 grid because of their charisma.
Yuki Tsunoda will know when to become serious for the upcoming season for F1. The Japanese driver finished third in the F2 championship and knows his way around the track.
AlphaTauri has got an exceptional talent in Tsunoda. The team will hope to have a successful 2021 season and expect that both Gasly and Tsunoda can deliver crucial points need for the constructor’s championship.
The opening race in Bahrain on the 28th of March will see Yuki Tsunoda making his debut on the F1 grid. The world will get to see a talent as he zips around the track in the new AT02 and makes his mark in the world of motorsport.