Twitter Reacts as TikTok Sensation Khaby Lame Takes Over Ferrari F1 Garage

Published 09/16/2021, 3:40 AM EDT


Carlos Sainz recently spent the day with TikTok sensation Khaby Lame. The comedian is known for his short sketches on the platform. Lane brought his comedy to the Ferrari garage as he joked around with the Spaniard.

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The Italian star spent the Sunday with the team; he spent time watching the race with the team in the garage. In the photographs that’s ensures, Carlos Sainz delivers the perfect content for a Twitter frenzy.

The driver imitated the comedian and made the hilarious face he is known for. Twitter was quick to react.

The internet reacts to Sainz

While the unusual collaboration came as a pleasant surprise, F1 fans made their memes as always.

Further, Sainz made a Tiktok account and has started posting videos on it. Showing off his acting skills, Sainz looks to take on the challenge.

A disappointing battle for Ferrari

In his debut season with Ferrari, Sainz expected a grand weekend in Monza. However, he also realized that the possibility of the home win was nil. “We were always there, very close to the opportunity, but we never quite had the pace and the tools, to be honest, to get in the fight. We have certain weaknesses with the car that we know, with this circuit, are too big.”

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The problems with the Ferrari car slipped out at Monza. After their rivals at McLaren had a triumphant weekend, the mid-field battle is open again. Additionally, McLaren has reclaimed their P3 position, pushing Ferrari to fourth.

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

Now, heading to Sochi, Sainz wishes to put the weekend at Monza behind him. “Yes, very tricky to be honest, it’s been a difficult weekend for me and now I need to analyze what I can do better and see if we can improve for the next race.” 

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The Russian GP only looks to increase the competition for the grid. The battle is as close as ever and after the final at Abu Dhabi, where will the team stand?

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Shreya Sanjeev

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Shreya Sanjeev is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having attained a journalism degree from St Xavier's College, she finds comfort in the sound of her keyboard while typing and excitement in the sound of F1 cars speeding on a track. A street circuit and Daniel Ricciardo fan through and through, Shreya claims the 2018 Monaco GP to be one of her favorite races of all time.

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