“Need to See the Video ASAP”: F1 Twitter Goes Berserk as Admired Tik-Tok Celebrity Makes Shocking Miami GP Appearance

Published 05/07/2022, 3:16 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Miami Grand Prix – Miami International Autodrome, Miami, Florida, U.S. – May 6, 2022 Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr. during practice REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo

The Miami GP kicked off this weekend. It has already seen tons of celebrities make their way through the paddocks. Another one to add to the list is trainspotter and tik-toker, Francis Bourgeois. He rose to fame during the lockdown as his videos started going viral.

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Bourgeois made his way through the paddock and also collaborated with the Williams team, leaving the fans dumbfounded by his appearance at the trackside. Twitter has been buzzing with his appearance at the GP.

Twitter watches in awe and shock as Francis Bourgeois appears at Miami GP

This Miami GP has so far seen a star-studded lineup grace the tracks. Another personality to collaborate with an F1 team was Francis Bourgeois. He was spotted at the Williams garage ahead of Qualifying in Miami.

Even the teams were all left perplexed to see who the Willams team had roped in. They all wanted a piece of the action as they fought for the tik-tokers’ attention.

Fans also loved to see the tik-toker trackside. They loved to watch him exchange helmets and merch with driver Alex Albon.

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In the meantime, take a look at some of their best reactions from the fans.

Who knows who will the fans spot next at the Miami GP?

Stars and celebrities grace the trackside at Miami

The first-ever Miami GP has seen a star-studded lineup descend upon the tracks. From Tik-Tokers to A-list celebrities, everyone has made an appearance. As the Tik-Toker Francis Bourgeois was spotted in the Williams garage this weekend, fans also spotted James Corden, who was McLaren’s guest for the weekend.

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Other events all through the weekend saw stars like DJ Khaled, Timbaland, and even golfer Jon Rahm grace the scenes. More notably, AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly was also seen having dinner with NBA legend Michael Jordan. The driver described the meeting as “by far the best experience of [his] life.”

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The fans are now eagerly awaiting more fireworks in qualifying and the race later this weekend. Will the A-listers get to see an A-list race or will the first-ever Miami GP disappoint viewers?

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Divyansh Priyadarshi

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Divyansh Priyadarshi is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his under-graduation in computer science engineering and is naturally drawn to the intriguing data-driven world of Formula 1. Being an author at ES isn't his first stint in penning down thoughts for his favorite sports, as he has a solid prior background in writing content for soccer, NBA, and UFC.

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