Cesaro, Toro Rosso, Circuit de Catalunya, 2019

Caption Competition 151: Toro Rosso’s new recruit

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World Wrestling Entertainment star Cesaro visited the Toro Rosso garage during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.

However his 1.96-metre frame is somewhat larger than the STR14 was designed to accommodate.

Can you come up with the best caption for this picture? Post your funniest suggestion in the comments below.

A selection of the best will feature in a future edition of the RaceFans Round-up.

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62 comments on “Caption Competition 151: Toro Rosso’s new recruit”

  1. Luke S (@joeypropane)
    18th May 2019, 8:25

    Liberty Media’s plan to replace drivers with actors that work off a script was just another step in “improving the show”.

  2. Nigel Scott
    18th May 2019, 8:27

    Guys, that’s not a tyre that the wheelgun is tightening

    1. BlackJackFan
      19th May 2019, 18:21

      Like this one…

  3. “Do I make this face when pulling off a scripted overtake?”

    1. Also the Liberty WWE tie-up will replace all run off areas with elastic ropes.

      1. @coldfly – LOL, that’s a good one!

  4. NSFW: “I’m too big for the cockpit”

  5. Dean Stewart
    18th May 2019, 8:30

    As Goliath struggles to fit in his car….

  6. Cesaro wished he hadn’t mocked Alex about F1 cars being remotely controlled.

  7. The face when you realize one of the mechanics forgot some nuts and screws on the drivers seat.

  8. We don’t just set the bar we are the bar!

  9. “Thirty years ago Niki Lauda told us, ‘take a trained monkey, place him into the cockpit’… so thats what we did.”

  10. From a stationary position, Cesaro becomes the 1st man in F1 to make a 5G stop. Using only his facial muscles.

  11. Pat Ruadh (@fullcoursecaution)
    18th May 2019, 10:14

    Okay so I’ve found the biting point…

  12. Pat Ruadh (@fullcoursecaution)
    18th May 2019, 10:15

    Cesaro regretted letting Jenson go first

    1. @fullcoursecaution – both are nice captions!

  13. In his quest for the ultimate wrestling challenge, Cesaro’s disappointment becomes apparent when he realises he’s not looking at the Williams steering wheel.

  14. Derek Edwards
    18th May 2019, 10:17

    Some F1 races are now so predictable that even drivers need to be woken up after the race.

  15. The Torpedo strikes again

  16. Pit to Cesaro: “Fernando is faster than you…”

  17. You know Cesaro is a hardcore F1 fan when he takes his dental appointments in an F1 cockpit.

  18. Despite Cesaro”s inability to drive, or even fit in the car, Kvyat was still uneasy.

  19. For some reason, Franz Tost decided against demoting this one.

  20. Ouch, the seatbelt’s too tight!

  21. Minimum driver weights allowed Cesaro to realize his dreams of driving in F1.

  22. ¡NOOOO…! I tell you I won’t put that damned halo back in place!

  23. Cesaro realised too late that Alex hadn’t exited the cockpit yet.

    1. Josh (@canadianjosh)
      18th May 2019, 12:05


    2. Josh (@canadianjosh)
      18th May 2019, 12:08

      Alex carefully planned the moment by unzipping his drivers uniform, hiding, grinning with his gigantic teeth, the moment Cesaro would enter his cockpit.

    3. Montréalais (@)
      18th May 2019, 17:32

      The best so far!

  24. JungleMartin
    18th May 2019, 11:48

    Aargh, five point harness!

  25. “Aaahhhhhh!!! It’s not a Mercedes!!”

  26. “Cesaro misunderstood when he was told to brace himself”

  27. Cleverly disguised as a wrestler Abiteboul got to experience the Honda Power Unit – and boy did he like it!

  28. No! I want in a WINNING car!

  29. No room for my balls!!

  30. Sonny Crockett
    18th May 2019, 14:30

    After overdoing it on the fluids a desperate Cesaro has no choice other than to take a WWWee in Albon’s Toro Rosso…

  31. Cesaro demonstrates what tall drivers have to do when they block the air box.

  32. Adios Vince McMahon, I’m done, this cars now sponsored by REAL WRESTLING, Lucha Underground.

  33. Red bull’s junior programme had a planned test cancelled prematurely when their newest recruit did not want to exit the car and later piledrivered half of the team in the paddock.

  34. “Steering wheel! Give me the steering wheel. Hey! Hey!! Steering wheel, somebody tell him to give it to me! COME ON! MOVE!”

  35. Brian (@flyinglapct)
    18th May 2019, 15:36

    The FIA will use any excuse to make the cars even bigger!!!

  36. ‘I think drank too much Red Bull, man!’

  37. Toro Rosso trying to raise the bar a little so they found one of the bar.

  38. Alex’s custom seat proves to be too much “becoming one with the car” for Cesaro

  39. After seeing 105 kg wrestler Cesaro fit into a modern F1 car, Nigel Mansell ponders another comeback.

    1. Good one!

  40. Rather than see Mercedes win each week, Liberty announce WWE inspired 2021 rule changes, that will see drivers follow a scripted story line to provide a “better show”

    1. *exclusive to Netflix

  41. Okay okay that was in, but how do I get out!!!

  42. Cesaro still ‘struggling’ to get best out of Toro rosso

  43. “I think somebody left a @#$% screwdriver in the seat!”

  44. Toro Rosso’s engineers respond to feedback that the car needs to be wrestled to get the most out of it

  45. Cesaro mistook the TR monocoque for an outhouse…

  46. Toro Rosso announces Los Pollos Hermanos as new team sponsor.

  47. Cesaro listened to the fans and attacked the Halo first

  48. Cesaro discovers the truth about the high voltage MGU-H battery and human body resistance.

  49. Vroom vroom. Neeeeeeoooooowww.

    1. BlackJackFan
      19th May 2019, 18:26

      Like this one as well…

  50. So there IS a gearstick…..

  51. Crotch belt!

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