Amid Height Jokes, Yuki Tsunoda Trolls Himself Yet Again on AlphaTauri’s Post

Published 02/23/2021, 5:30 AM EST
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Race winner Yuki Tsunoda of Japan and Carlin celebrates on the podium during the sprint race of the Formula 2 Championship at Silverstone in Northampton, England. (Photo by Joe Portlock – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)


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.

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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.

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BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN – DECEMBER 06: 2020 F2 third placed driver, F2 driver of the Year and winner of the Anthoine Hubert Rookie of the Year prize, Yuki Tsunoda of Japan and Carlin poses for a photo with his trophies during the Formula 2 Championship Prize Giving Ceremony at Bahrain International Circuit on December 06, 2020 in Bahrain, Bahrain. (Photo by Joe Portlock – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)

Yuki Tsunoda roasts himself in AlphaTauri post

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.

[OT] Yuki with the self-roast from formula1

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.

When it’s time to become serious, Yuki will deliver

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.

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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.

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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