“Just Don’t Drink & Spin” – Nikita Mazepin Fires Back at F1 Fans Trying to Troll Him

Published 07/31/2021, 5:57 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 15, 2021 Haas’ Nikita Mazepin during a promotional photoshoot for the unveiling of the new 2022 F1 car REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge


Nikita Mazepin had an arduous start to first year in Formula 1. Since the start of the season, the 22-year-old driver has had a hard time maneuvering his car, leading himself into spins frequently, which earned him the nickname ‘Maze-spin.’

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However, he is slowly coming out of that cage; he has managed to overtake his teammate on a couple of occasions and has even gained a significant social media following with consistently hilarious posts.

Recently, the young Russian trolled himself ahead of the Hungarian GP, and the fans just can’t stop laughing.

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What did the Russian post?

Ahead of the last race before the summer breaks, F1 fans are excited about this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. And during the free practice in Budapest on Friday, some fans trolled the Russian by bringing a poster: ” Nikita if you do a Mazespin = We drink.”

Taking to Instagram, the young Russian hits back at the fans and added a story from his social media account and wrote, “Just don’t drink and spin..” with a laughing emoji.

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The two Haas rookies, Nikita Mazepin and Mick Schumacher, don’t have a healthy relationship as the two drivers were involved in several near-miss incidents this season.

And as quoted by GrandPX.news, when asked about the speculation regarding Haas may separate him from his teammate, Nikita Mazepin replied, “You found the right word – speculation.

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“In almost all cases, people who say such things have nothing to do with the team. As much as Mick and I would like to beat each other, we do not forget that we are two drivers who work for one team so that we can both have good results.

Formula One F1 – Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco – May 22, 2021. Haas’ Nikita Mazepin during practice REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes.

“We cannot afford any friction like that, and we have a productive, good relationship in order to help the team to achieve the results that I believe it deserves.”

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Pingaksh Sharma

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Pingaksh Sharma is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been following this sport since India hosted the Grand Prix in 2012 and has been an ardent supporter of the eventual race winner, Sebastian Vettel. He is also a fan of Max Verstappen and Red Bull and hopes the former breaks the Lewis Hamilton dominance.

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