Haas Troll Themselves With Hilarious Mario Meme Over Mick Schumacher’s French GP F1 Crash

Published 06/19/2021, 12:12 PM EDT
Mick Schumacher of Germany and Prema Racing prepares for practice ahead of the Formula 2 Championship at Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Portlock – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)


The American-owned team, Haas, have been struggling for pace throughout the weekend at Paul Ricard. However, they had a breakthrough in the qualifying session as Mick Schumacher got into the second round of quali before the session got red-flagged following a crash.

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The team were happy to have their first Q2 appearance this season, but Schumacher’s incident caused his teammate, Nikita Mazepin to get knocked out in the first round itself. So, the team decided to use a meme that exactly showed what emotions they were going through.

Haas share a meme to depict their emotions after making their first Q2 appearance

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At the French Grand Prix this weekend, Schumacher Jr gave his team their first taste of Q2 this season. However, due to his crash, the session got halted, which resulted in Mazepin getting knocked out in the first round.

Haas wrote, “Our first Q2 of the season! Of sorts…”

Schumacher Jr will see the red lights from the fifteenth place on the grid, his best qualifying start so far this season. While his Russian teammate will have the eighteenth spot on the grid.

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Can the two rookies find the pace on Sunday’s race?

The two rookies haven’t gotten the start they wanted to their debut season. Both Schumacher and Mazepin have failed to get into the Top-10 of every race till now and hence, haven’t scored points for themselves or their team yet.

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Formula One F1 – French Grand Prix – Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France – June 18, 2021 Haas’ Mick Schumacher during practice REUTERS/Yves Herman

However, the American-owned team does have some hope riding on Mick for tomorrow’s race as this is the best start they have had so far.

The team hopes that both drivers can maximize the potential of the car and record a points finish in the seventh round of the championship.

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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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