Chelsea FC Tip Their Hats to the 2022 F1 Season in a Ravishing Way

Published 03/14/2022, 11:12 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Pre-Season Testing – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – March 11, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in the pits during testing REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

F1 is a pretty popular sport in England. The country not only has a huge fan base but is also home to many F1 teams. It’s an active space for the sport and UK’s Silverstone circuit has immense global recognition.

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Teams like Red Bull, Mercedes, McLaren, Aston Martin have their bases in the country. Places likes Milton Keynes, Silverstone, Enstone, Brackley are pretty famous for their involvement in F1. All of this makes this England a very important hub for Motorsport.

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Chelsea, the famous Premier League club, recently indulged themselves with F1. The club’s social media site came up with a brilliant way to show up the score from their matchday. Chelsea faced Newcastle United on Sunday.

Chelsea, on Instagram, has put up a genius way to show their lineup. The formats, as shown in the tweet, have some amazing tactics. To start with the match day, they’ve had crews put up with the F1 Challenger in the pit stop.

From there on, the Chelsea social media team put the players’ lineup in the F1-points-standings format. Last but not the least, the full-time match report came across as a finishing chequered flag where Chelsea is shown in a winning position.

Why does Chelsea’s involvement in F1 matter?

Even though Chelsea got the better of Newcastle United on Sunday. However, the time for the London club hasn’t been going quite well lately. The club has been hit severely with the sanctions caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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Chelsea’s owner is Roman Abramovich, a Russian billionaire businessman. The British government took strict action against the Russian that led the Stamford Bridge outfit into chaos.

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Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK Government for his alleged links to Russian president Putin according to Daily Mail. Chelsea has been operating under strict government guidelines ever since. This has put the employees in the club at risk. At this moment, the club’s effort to show interest in F1 has surprised as well as amazed many fans.

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Sabyasachi Biswas

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Sabyasachi Biswas is an F1 writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Master's in Mass Communication and Journalism from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Sabyasachi is an ardent Red Bull and Max Verstappen fan and has been following the sport for over a decade now.

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