Caption Competition 31: Pirelli and Mercedes

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Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Monaco, 2013

Mercedes are in hot water after their rivals discovered they conducted a 1,000km tyre test for Pirelli in secret ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix.

Nico Rosberg went on to win the next round of the championship in Monaco.

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108 comments on Caption Competition 31: Pirelli and Mercedes

  1. Bruno (@brunes) said on 2nd June 2013, 6:18

    Some time in the future …

    FOR SALE – Mercedes AMG Petronas F1W04

    - “Look, that 2013 Merc is for sale”
    - “Yes, it’s got just over 1000kms on the clock”

  2. Robbie (@robbie) said on 2nd June 2013, 6:47

    And here we have the new set of Pirelli’s the company has chosen in order to avoid any further controversy.

  3. ivz (@ivz) said on 2nd June 2013, 7:36

    This doesn’t look good…

  4. Rasty said on 2nd June 2013, 8:14

    - Today is the most boring race of the year…
    - (Yawn). Sure.
    - Pirelli tyres don’t add spice to the race…
    - (Yawn). Sure.

  5. nackavich (@nackavich) said on 2nd June 2013, 8:15

    “Now that one looks like a winner..”
    “Which one? The Merc?”
    “No, the blonde on the yacht.”

  6. alexf1man (@alexf1man) said on 2nd June 2013, 9:25

    Those harder tyres seem to be doing the trick… hopefully no one will notice

  7. alexf1man (@alexf1man) said on 2nd June 2013, 9:26

    It’s alexf1man’s birthday on Tuesday? I had no idea! Spent the last two weeks going through the Mercedes test data…

  8. Jack (@jackisthestig) said on 2nd June 2013, 10:30

    “Anywhere around here I can put a bet on, Ive got a feeling about them!”

  9. Jack (@jackisthestig) said on 2nd June 2013, 10:45

    “Thats a nice watch Paul, is it new?” “Cheers, yeah Toto Wolf just gave uuh uum I mean I found it.”

  10. Matthew (@matt-j76) said on 2nd June 2013, 12:51

    that’s new

  11. Umar Majid (@um1234) said on 2nd June 2013, 12:53

    Hembery”See that boat over there, Toto Wolff gave it as a present for choosing mercedes to test in barcelona”

  12. Starbuck (@starbuck) said on 2nd June 2013, 13:19

    “Didn’t think so many people would show up for our RC car race …”

  13. Milos Zivkovic (@iamaflyingfinn) said on 2nd June 2013, 13:29

    1000km makes me tyred.

  14. Milos Zivkovic (@iamaflyingfinn) said on 2nd June 2013, 13:38

    Q. Do you think Lewis would rather be beaten or drive a bad car.

    A. Ask Michael, He was both and at the same time! Har har

  15. SeaHunt said on 2nd June 2013, 14:45

    You think the teams are angry now, wait until they find out about Nico’s re-badged Michelins…

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