Mercedes F1 Trigger a Laugh Riot on Twitter With ‘Evil Bottas’ Meme

Published 10/20/2021, 4:57 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 10, 2021 Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the race REUTERS/Umit Bektas


One of the best aspects of Formula One is the way the teams interact with the fans. And a huge part of it goes to the super-funny admins of all the teams who manage their social media pages. A notable one would be Mercedes F1 team’s social media admin, who never misses a chance to share a meme about the team. And as expected, Mercedes hopped on to the newest trend once more–‘The Evil Be Like’ meme.

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Mercedes posted this meme which said, Evil Valtteri be like – To whom it may concern, I love you. This is a reference to when Valtteri won the Russian GP and silenced his critics. After crossing the finish line, he said on the radio “To whom it may concern, f— you

The fans didn’t disappoint either, with a whole host of funny replies to the original tweet.

A reference to when a journalist named Walter Koster asked a minute-long question to the drivers, and by the end of the questions, all of them had totally forgotten what it was about. It turned out to become one of the biggest memes in Formula One.

 

A really funny dig at Lewis Hamilton, this is a reference to when Lewis won his 7th world championship title at Turkey in 2020 and said that he is doing it show all the kids out there who question themselves that they can achieve what they dream about, if they work hard.

A meme on when Alonso screamed on the radio “ALL THE TIME YOU HAVE TO LEAVE THE SPACE” after he was squeezed out by other drivers

 

Another dig at Mercedes, this one is a reference to the team orders that Mercedes gives Valtteri. James can be heard on Valtteri’s radio saying “Valtteri, it’s James.” every time Mercedes need Valtteri to let Lewis pass.

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A reference to Bono saying “Get in there Lewis.” after every race win.

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The best meme however is one on Crofty’s iconic line “It’s light out and away we go”. This meme basically refers to Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix 2021, when the lights never went out and we never got away.

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Riddhi Mondal

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Riddhi Mondal is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having previously worked as a student reporter at The Statesman, she is an ardent follower of all things F1. A nerd through and through, the complicated physics that goes into the cars is what drew Riddhi to the sport.

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