Caption Competition 198: Vasseur the splasher

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Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur is a consummate professional in the Formula 1 paddock.

But in the heat of the Paul Ricard paddock during this year’s French Grand Prix, Vasseur decided to try and help cool his team down through an unusual method.

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34 comments on “Caption Competition 198: Vasseur the splasher”

  1. Anyway, I started blastin’

  2. Roth Man (@rdotquestionmark)
    26th November 2022, 10:13

    Nice to see the splash and dash strategy back in F1.

    1. ^ quality caption

  3. That’s Aqua Romeo now!

    1. lol! good one!

  4. Switzerland has the purest water ever!

  5. Who said I can’t have a shot at a top driver?

  6. The next painting is entitled…

    ‘Forlorn Hope’

    A soldier, combatant, or in this case team principal, chosen to take the vanguard in a military operation, such as a suicidal assault through the kill zone of a defended position, or the first men to climb a scaling ladder against a defended fortification, where the risk of casualties is high

  7. Frederic Wasser.

  8. I’m coming for you, Binotto!

  9. Vasseur decided to get involved in teaching the youngsters some defensive moves

  10. The Alfa Romeo staff seemed unfazed, as Vasseur picked up a water gun and yelled “last man standing gets the Ferrari team principal job!”

  11. Vasseur will make sure there is water on track in case his engineers decide to put inter tyres in the car of any Monegasque driver for the start of any given Q3.

  12. I’m now gunning for the top job at Ferrari! Alfa Romeo is now in your hands, boys and girls.

  13. Frederic Vasseur having enough of the dry British humour in the paddock.

  14. Vasseur delays the start of the GP as there is too much water for the wet tyres

  15. Vasseur is named team principal of Scuderia Ferrari after winning the battle royal

  16. Forget about this comment. I don’t know how to edit or delete it.

    1. @al-perry Neither edit nor delete functions are available (to anyone).
      I’m old but I do know sometimes it’s harder to add in functions that MAY not have been in the original design, than saying ok here’s a few new functions for you. Whether that is or is part of the reason I know not. Just a thought.

  17. Bernie said “water the track”

    Alfa’s new sponsor is a lot of fun

    Vasseur’s COVID protection is unorthodox

  18. While taking aim at encroaching FIA officials, Vasseur shouts, “THIS AINT WATER!”

  19. No, Frederic, the Scuderia wanted to discuss what your hired rate requirements are.

  20. After all who has got the BWT?

  21. Vasseur brings out the famed vodka dispenser used to great effect during the Räikkönen years!

  22. “…, to save weight with the drinks delivery system, when you drive past the pits……..”

  23. Fred finds a new use for the abandoned oil slick generator once intended for use on the 1993 Benneton Ford.

  24. Thankfully, Pirelli had increased the operating PSI for their newest prototype.

  25. With Will Smith out of the way I am a chance for the next Men In Black movie. How’s my style?

  26. Netflix: “and sometimes silence falls on the race track. This was the day. As he grabbed his secret weapon. This was the last time we saw him. He was a good guy but the boss just couldn’t handle it anymore.”

  27. Vassuer was delighted the extra 12 million in prize money meant Alfa could afford the big guns…

  28. It’s just a little squirt. Or Christian Horner, as he’s also known.

  29. Frederic came up with a unique solution to solve an argument about parabolic trajectories.

  30. Vasseur plunges Alfa Romeo into liquidation!

  31. The strategist at Ferrari are asleep ! Heading there now to wake them all up with my laser water shooting aqua canon!

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