Ferrari Gets Trolled by Their Iconic Rawe Ceek Meme Ahead of the Russian GP

Published 09/21/2021, 6:46 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 11, 2021 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc during the sprint qualifying REUTERS/Massimo Pinca


Whenever there is a race week, teams build up the hype on social media to get fans excited. However, when Ferrari made a post last season for race week, the words were jumbled in the poster which created the infamous meme, Rawe Ceek.

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Hence, in the build-up to the Russian Grand Prix this weekend at Sochi. The social media team of Sochi Autodrom gave a nod to the meme that has taken the Formula One community by storm.

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Ferrari gets tease by their own meme in the build-up to the Russian GP

Ever since it first debuted last year on social media, teams, and fans have been using the same format to announce a race week. It must be a bitter-sweet moment for the Scuderia, as their minor mistake has been adored by fans of the sport from all across the world.

They wrote, “Or, how we call it in Russia, ГОНОЧНАЯ НЕДЕЛЯ.”

Sochi Autodrom used this opportunity to tease the upcoming Russian Grand Prix, using the Italian team’s format. It is safe to assume that this won’t be the last time a team or a track venue has used this format to announce a race week.

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Mercedes also jump in with Ferrari’s meme

It’s rare that we see rivals get along, at least on the caliber of Mercedes and Ferrari. However, once in a while, the rivalry is put aside to create some fun content for social media, which makes fans, irrespective of the team they support, go wild.

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The Silver Arrows have their social media game on point and often troll other F1 teams throughout the Grand Prix. Additionally, they often crack jokes on themselves when they don’t perform well during the course of the weekend.

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However, with the love and support the meme has generated with time, it is safe to assume that this won’t be the last time such posters are being circulated on social media regarding an upcoming race week.

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Arpit Gomes

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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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