Caption Competition 33: Ecclestone and Hembery

Caption CompetitionPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Bernie Ecclestone, Paul Hembery, Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona,

It’s been a difficult week for Bernie Ecclestone as prosecutors in Germany confirmed he is being indicted on charges of bribery.

Meanwhile Pirelli’s Paul Hembery has been contending with the aftermath of the spate of tyre failures seen during the British Grand Prix.

What have these two been discussing? That’s for you to decide.

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81 comments on “Caption Competition 33: Ecclestone and Hembery”

  1. So Paul, there’s this judge I know who needs new tyres for his car. Think you could get some Silverstone spec Pirelli’s for him?

  2. Confusion hits with the realisation that even though the position of the camera man was so, the picture ended up coming out mysteriously the wrong way around.

  3. “How long til the start of the race?”
    “About ten minutes.”

  4. BE- Ze germans

  5. PH: Just make sure you take some leather shorts, mate. They’ll love you.

  6. – So Paul, you bring cubical tyres in 2014, deal?
    – Um, Bernie, listen…

  7. Bernie: “You think you got problems.”

  8. Let’s everybody guess what we are talking about

  9. 99 problems, but the tires ain’t one – they’re four per each car!

  10. Paul Hembery: “Don’t worry Bernie, I have already sent to the prosecutor the tyres you asked for”

  11. BE: Did you know that the more you lie, the longer the P gets?

  12. Paul Hembery: “Yes, master.”

  13. BE: Do you make M-sized Silverstone-spec rubbers? I think I’ll need a few soon…

  14. Paul: “don’t look to your right Bernie, 2 German officers are looking for you”

    1. I submitted one myself, but I still think this is the best.

  15. Bernie: Hey Paul, remember the tires that I ordered to be a little bit rubbish in order to spice up the things a bit?

    Paul: Yes, aren’t they amazing?

    Bernie: Yeah, a little too rubbish tough…

  16. Paul: “OK Bernie. For that amount, Tamara can be any month she wants on the calendar”

  17. “Be a good sport and turn the sprinklers on would you please? My neck’s on the line here!”

    1. (“…oh, and whilst you’re deciding, please accept this cake my wife has baked especially…”)

  18. pension discount day at the tyre dealership attracted some rather interesting seniors

  19. Hem: Bernie, There’s a car outside that will take you to the airport. I’ll call your wife and tell her what flight you’re on.(taken from godfather 1972)

  20. Weve got some girls in the motorhome for a late night show and they are all wearing silverstone grade pirelli clothing. How about we go and see what the boys were really trying to achieve in the factory.

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