Caption Competition 13: Bernie and Sir Frank

Caption Competition

Frank Williams, Bernie Ecclestone, Barcelona, 2012

It was a dramatic weekend for Sir Frank Williams in Barcelona.

Pastor Maldonado scored Williams’ first win in eight years – but all at the team were fortunate to escape a fire which broke out in their garage after the race.

Before all that there were belated birthday celebrations for the team’s founder, who turned 70 in April.

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was among those who joined in the party. What did he have to say to Sir Frank? That’s up to you to decide in today’s Caption Competition.

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79 comments on Caption Competition 13: Bernie and Sir Frank

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  1. Bleeps_and_Tweaks (@bleeps_and_tweaks) said on 19th May 2012, 12:10

    Frank Williams – “Any chance we can get on the board for the flotation Bernie?”
    Bernie Eccleston – “I know it’s your birthday Frank, but I’m not giving you that big a present”.

  2. plutoniumhunter (@plutoniumhunter) said on 19th May 2012, 12:11

    When you turn 70, microphones are needed for anyone trying to talk to you.

  3. @knitewhosaysnee said on 19th May 2012, 12:14

    Bernie: So it turns out that Frank had chilli for lunch and the fire was caused by a stray fart.

  4. Bernie: Bring out the 70 candle birthday cake from the garage!

  5. Alex Brown (@splittimes) said on 19th May 2012, 12:15

    Bernie: And the next thing I knew, Frank was rolling down the hill with Compo and Nora Batty running behind him, and Ken Tyrrel slinking off into the bushes with that dolled up blonde bird.

  6. xjr15jaaag (@xjr15jaaag) said on 19th May 2012, 12:16

    Bernie Beat-Boxing to the delight of Sir Frank

  7. F1 Worker said on 19th May 2012, 12:17

    Bernie ‘Frank, you’ll love this one… It’s called Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash…’

  8. @knitewhosaysnee said on 19th May 2012, 12:18

    Bernie: Our investigation has shown that the heat from 70 candles CAN start an F1 car.

    Frank: hehe

  9. Nickpkr said on 19th May 2012, 12:18

    I will order them to give only you again the “broader temp range tires” next race too.

  10. porridge90210 (@porridge90210) said on 19th May 2012, 12:18

    ‘i said a hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie to the hip hop hoppa……’

  11. BluNt (@blunt) said on 19th May 2012, 12:25

    and now ladies and gents we will auction off this fine young gentelman, ill start the bidding at 1000 dollars

  12. Mach1 (@mach1) said on 19th May 2012, 12:26

    Frank is suprised that Bernie still has to stand on a box to be taller for interviews…..Bernie quickly bans below the waist photos.

  13. BluNt (@blunt) said on 19th May 2012, 12:29

    the post race karaoke competition only was ever going to have one winner

  14. nemo87 (@nemo87) said on 19th May 2012, 12:30

    No matter how old you are..
    Making fart noises on a microphone is ALWAYS hilarious

  15. julie (@julz4gbr) said on 19th May 2012, 12:32

    Bernie ” my gift to you was sucking fuel out that mclaren when they werent looking, so what you going to give me on my birthday?”
    Frank “Ha Ha, if I can find me a tornado it will be a one way ticket to Oz to meet the family”

  16. Katz, Tim said on 19th May 2012, 12:43

    “I’ll send you my bill for making the speach later, Frank.”

  17. electrolite (@electrolite) said on 19th May 2012, 13:02

    “Come on then. Own up. Who drew the c**k and balls on the wall behind me.”

  18. Lothario said on 19th May 2012, 13:10

    BE:- (Mumbles) ..where’s my match?
    FW:- What was that Bernie?
    BE:- Eurr eurr.. I said.. NOBODY CAN MATCH!! Nobody can match you Francis!

  19. Franton said on 19th May 2012, 13:10

    “Happy Birthday shorty!”

  20. Robbie (@robbie) said on 19th May 2012, 13:21

    Ha ha…nobody will know that I took the battery out of the mike and hid it in the fuse panel.

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