Kevin Magnussen, Haas, Albert Park, 2019

Caption Competition 149: Magnussen’s new car

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Kevin Magnussen usually has something a bit quicker to play with but he can’t always be behind the wheel of his Haas VF-19.

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76 comments on “Caption Competition 149: Magnussen’s new car”

  1. I thought we would have a minimum cockpit size???

    1. Good one!

    2. Montréalais (@)
      6th April 2019, 15:38


  2. After a year of mysterious accidents the aerial on Grojeans car starts to make sense.

  3. Luke S (@joeypropane)
    6th April 2019, 11:22

    Budget restrictions mean HAAS mechanic’s wheel change practice require a few cut-backs.

  4. A is for Seb spin
    B is for Charles’ injectors

    Got it!

  5. Cost reductions and safety improvements have reached their logical end.

  6. Nick (@theawesomefish)
    6th April 2019, 11:35

    The new “listed parts” regulations hit Haas particularly hard.

    1. Great one!

  7. While Magnussen and other drivers were fustrated with the rule changes for 2021, Hamilton was thrilled. However, his WDC win was tarnished by persistent rumors of Mercedes using an illegally wound motor.

  8. Budget cuts a Haas force Magnussen to use Leclerc’s 2008 car.

  9. “HAASney, I shrunk the car!” – Will Buxton

  10. When u like playing chicken on track but now you can crash them without endangering yourself

  11. To silence the complaints about B teams by Renault, Haas commit their full production ability to building their own car

  12. Magnussen still waiting to get into the red car.

    1. Hi, now he got it.

  13. Kevin illustrates the type of control Bernie enjoyed when running f1. Liberty look on in awe

  14. Magnussen shows off their first attempt to break into Formula E, powered by none other than the hAAs power unit.

  15. Kevin decided decided Formula E wasnt that great after a brief test drive.

  16. …I don’t get paid enough for this crap…

  17. Hulkenberg was not surprised to see Magnussen driving another car off the track.

  18. I’ll drive this until the wheels come off.

  19. Ominous signs that a breakaway series is no idle threat.

  20. Magnussen is spotted testing a car for Alejandro Agag’s new Formula AAA.

  21. In response to the upcoming budget cap, Haas begin their evaluation of the latest in low-cost race simulation technology.

  22. MAG confirms rumors he is the next Ferrari driver

  23. Suffering Williams Fan
    6th April 2019, 13:30

    “Hey, Claire! I’ve got a fix for your aero problems!”

  24. Rumours of Haas being a baby Ferrari team still refusing to go away.

  25. Magnussen secretly avoids windtunnel restrictions.

  26. I’m still faster than Romain !

  27. DAllein (@)
    6th April 2019, 14:40

    Lewis was an RC Car champion and then went on winning 5 WDCs…
    Now if I beat him in RC Cars first!..

  28. I think the engine in this one will make the finish line.

  29. After all the accusations following Haas’ technical partnership with Ferrari, Haas set out to show they can build their own car.

  30. Okay which guy’s wing I should break next.

  31. Finally, a red car that doesn’t spin out when passing a rival!

  32. Michael (@freelittlebirds)
    6th April 2019, 15:29

    Magnussen’s balls have shrunk enormously!

  33. Josh (@canadianjosh)
    6th April 2019, 15:41

    “Hey Gunther, you think this thing could keep up with a Williams?

  34. Magnussen demonstrates the new 2021 aerodynamic rules and shows just how close you can follow the car in front.

  35. Stephen Higgins
    6th April 2019, 15:45

    ” Where’s the DRS on this thing ??”

  36. The fans wait patiently for the wheels to fall off from the new Haas.

  37. Magnussen doing his public service on a new FIA battery powered racing series.

  38. There’s just not enough track testing time allowed to analyze the goodies Ferrari send us.

  39. Magnussen presenting the post 2020 F1 drivers work

  40. Breaking news! Kevin Magnussen seen secretly testing prototype car with proposed 2021 changes in Bahrain!

  41. Josh (@canadianjosh)
    6th April 2019, 17:27

    Hey Bernie, come on, hop in.

  42. ColdFly (@)
    6th April 2019, 18:16

    Haas getting a head start on the wind tunnel testing scale limitations as part of the 2021 budget cap.

  43. It was Magnussen turn to babysit the VF-20

  44. dan burkert
    6th April 2019, 18:54

    Ya, and I can still beat the Williams.

  45. Journalist in blue top: I’m telling you, I’m watching magnussen testing the red car right now, get in touch with and post it now!!!

  46. I do wish my mum would by me trousers that were my size…..

  47. Just testing our upgraded Scud-Haas car !

  48. just testing our upgraded Scud-Haas kit car !

  49. This must be THAT Mazda

  50. Dan Rooke (@geekzilla9000)
    6th April 2019, 20:33

    “Now…. where are Hulkenberg’s ankles?”

  51. Magnussen: “Well… it’s still faster than Williams!”.

  52. A thrilled KMag is one step closer to driving a red car. Watch this space!

  53. Haas unveils a new strategy to pass underneath other cars. Genius.

  54. JoseMaria Donoso
    6th April 2019, 23:18

    Kevin, Romain is faster than you!!

  55. “Actually, the change isn’t that big.” – Kevin Minimussen

  56. Magnussen shows off the prototype for the FIA’s new series. Formula RC.

  57. HAAS try size zero…

  58. F1 driver Kevin Magnussen demonstrates the first full electric f1 car concept for 2022.

  59. …I don’t get paid enough for this crap…this really does suck ballz…

  60. Not a single Ferrari componenet in sight.

    1. “component” I’m a horrible typist. This site needs an editing feature. :-)

  61. Magnussen heard Vettel’s retirement plans and couldn’t wait to get behind the red car

  62. “I thought the changes to weight regulations were for drivers and not for cars…”

  63. Breaking News:
    Another brilliant regulation by Liberty in 2040.
    “drivers out of the car will solve the overtaking issue”.

  64. Kevin teaches Seb how to drive a red car without spinning

  65. Pat Ruadh (@fullcoursecaution)
    7th April 2019, 12:19

    Having seen success of the McLaren Senna, Maranello had high hopes for the Ferrari Massa

  66. Magnussen demonstrates Grosjean’s next drive if he has another DNF.

  67. Kevin taking his new company car out for a spin.

  68. Still quicker than Williams…

  69. – Kevin, are you moving to Formula E?
    – S**k my balls, honey!

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