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Drive to Survive Personality Will Buxton Breaks the Internet as F1 Fans Go On a Twitter Rampage

Published 03/14/2022, 3:42 AM EDT

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Formula One reporter Will Buxton has sent the fans into a riot of laughter ever since Drive to Survive Season 4 premiered. Buxton’s hilarious pauses have become a viral thread of memes now. The 41-year-old presenter has been a part of the industry for quite some time now. His brilliant insight into the sport has got him significant screen time on Drive to Survive. Buxton is also a captivating storyteller who catches your attention with his in-depth analysis.

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Many memes have come out of the show till now, but Buxton’s hilarious pauses have taken the number one stance. The Twitter world, always quick to react, has punished the reporter with comical memes. The fact that Will says everything with the utmost seriousness makes the memes even funnier.



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The original quote, “In Formula 1… if you finish in 1st position… [dramatic pause] …you will win the race” was comically tweaked for all the right reasons. This quote has suddenly given birth to some other masterpieces.

Furthermore, Buxton has also been pointed out for making some contradicting statements. In one such incidence when he calls Lewis Hamilton the cleanest driver, a user shows a picture of Hamilton purposely crashing into Max Verstappen.

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Unbelievably, the series has provided us with some comical relief as these memes. We expect to see the reporter in real-time soon on the grid as the new season begins on March 20, 2022.

Drive to Survive: A Beginner’s Guide

Drive to Survive season 4 was released on March 11 and is now available on streaming platform Netflix. The series gives intimate access to the world of Formula One, both on and off the grid. It has blossomed into one of Netflix’s beloved and is responsible for the sudden peaked popularity of the sport in recent years.


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The series showcases various big names in the world of Motorsports. From Team Bosses like Toto Wolff to beloved drivers like Lando Norris, the show wants the audience to have every point of view. The diplomatic drama that goes behind the scenes is also not escaped and carries the series on its shoulders.

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Khyati Yadav


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Khyati Yadav is an F1 writer at EssentiallySports. She is a Hospitality Graduate and a huge fan of Lando Norris. She believes that F1 as a sport deserves a lot more attention and is intrigued by the process that goes behind the making of a car and the hard work that goes into the setting up of any Grand Prix.
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