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.

Submit your funniest caption suggestion for the picture above in the comments and a selection of the best will be chosen for tomorrow’s round-up.

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108 comments on Caption Competition 31: Pirelli and Mercedes

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  1. “So it’s dinner at Mercedes headquarters next week is it?”

  2. Todfod (@todfod) said on 2nd June 2013, 16:56

    Pirrelli man – “What the hell?!? Why is Mercedes running their 2011 challenger for this race?!?!”

  3. Todfod (@todfod) said on 2nd June 2013, 17:07

    ANother one just for kicks..

    Caption – Mercedes’ two new recruits see their hard work paying off

  4. For Sure (@forsure) said on 2nd June 2013, 17:57

    Pirelli engineers maintain a studied indifference as David Coulthard plays a montage of all his Monaco podiums against the wall of his hotel, off camera.

  5. Rupert Richardson said on 2nd June 2013, 18:11

    Oh, no! The Red Bull guy’s spotted our new tyres on the Merc. Pretend it didn’t happen…

  6. Jack (@jackisthestig) said on 2nd June 2013, 18:37

    “All this ‘storm in a teacup’ talk is making me thirsty, go get us a brew!”

  7. Nimba (@nimba) said on 2nd June 2013, 19:26

    Hey Paul, pssst, Do you think Rosberg would go for another tyre stop ? Coz if he doesn’t, we are screwed.

  8. Andre Furtado said on 2nd June 2013, 21:43

    This ought to show them, we (Pirelli) aren’t the problem, the problems is their damn politics. Is the press release saying the usual it’s not our fault done yet?

  9. Max Jacobson (@vettel1) said on 2nd June 2013, 22:12

    Yep, we’re boned.

  10. eddie3 (@eddie3) said on 3rd June 2013, 0:32

    Hope they don’t go into the pirrelli garage

  11. Neil Caine (@neilcaine) said on 3rd June 2013, 12:56

    One of the Pirelli guys on the radio – “thanks for the lovely silver shirts Mr Brawn, we added the Pirelli stickers, -so nobody will notice! – COME ON NICO!!!!!”

  12. dexterous (@dexterous) said on 4th June 2013, 12:20

    “Is that the same car testing the pirelli’s” So we do have good tyres

  13. DJBGTR (@djbgtr) said on 5th June 2013, 0:00

    “These stick on Pirelli badges have done the trick havent they?”
    “Yeah you cant see any of the Mercedes logo underneath”

  14. Mouselandf1 said on 6th June 2013, 11:13

    Paul:That Damn Mercedes.Where is the tyre…….Oh wait,they use Bridgestones

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