Nico Hulkenberg, Haas, Shanghai, 2024

Caption Competition 241: Hulkenspector

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Nico Hulkenberg will be leaving Haas at the end of the 2024 season and joining Sauber ahead of their transition into Audi.

But what did he spot when he was inspecting the underside of his own VF24 last weekend in Shanghai?

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

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47 comments on “Caption Competition 241: Hulkenspector”

  1. “I’m not going to hit you, but I am going to Kick Sauber.”

  2. I am not inspecting the car, I look over there!

  3. andrew cooper
    27th April 2024, 7:57

    There’s your 10mm socket, I can just see it.

  4. How hard could it be?
    You be Mike and I’ll be Edd . Go out and come back on camera with a cardboard box. We’ll be TV stars!

  5. “If this thing falls on me, then I’m going to blame you!”

  6. “There, you see that? That’s the half a second we have been chasing all the time. Quickly, grab it before it’s gone again!”

  7. Hulk Smash

  8. Look at the goddam clock! I said wake me at 2 not 1.

  9. Hey you mate! Stop showing off and put the car back on the jack.

  10. “I found the problem, a wheel is missing”

  11. Ian Murtagh
    27th April 2024, 8:54

    Hey, you didn’t see me if Gene comes through holding a new contract

  12. Hey, you! don’t talk loudly. We are sleeping in here.

  13. Nico insisted on showing the engineers all the components that will be better on his new car next year..

  14. That’s where Magnussen hit me

  15. The recreation of man by Hulken-angelo.

  16. Hulk point.

  17. Derek Edwards
    27th April 2024, 12:01

    With the help of his mechanics Nico’s secret tunnel to the podium nears completion.

  18. notagrumpyfan
    27th April 2024, 12:25

    Nico points out the real Hulk able to lift a chassis single-handedly.

  19. Fred Fedurch
    27th April 2024, 13:04

    Hey, I found the anchor.

  20. I’m looking for the podium over there.

    1. O… K…

      1. The only creative reference remark I managed to come up with.

  21. Squirrel!

  22. I told you the ride height was too high.

  23. Hulkenberg getting the car ready for the Audit.

  24. Chris Coppulotta
    27th April 2024, 15:33

    Liberty Media’s latest Formula 1 enhancement: Techno-Roman Wrestling

  25. Just to demonstrate the suction effect as per Magnussen’s request.


  27. Paul Stewart
    27th April 2024, 20:45

    There’s the pound coin that went down the back of my seat!

  28. Oops sorry, just thought I saw some performance!

  29. Just shove that potato in Kmags exhaust!

  30. “Righty-tightly, lefty-loosy. How many times do I have to remind you guys?”

    1. Fred Fedurch
      28th April 2024, 14:50

      Depends on which side of the car you’re on.

      1. It’s his new team that’s having trouble with that.

    2. Fred Fedurch
      28th April 2024, 14:59

      He’s pointing at the right rear hub/pie tin. That wheel hub spindle has a LH thread.

  31. Roth Man (@rdotquestionmark)
    27th April 2024, 23:14

    Come on guys get this sorted, vorsprung durch technik!

  32. Never mind Newey being on the market. Audi have gotten a steal with Nico, who due to Gene Haas’ strict budget has been designing, manufacturing, building, setting up, and driving his own car.

  33. “Quick! Pull my finger – I’ve heard the key is to get more air moving under the car!”

  34. I thought I could see Adrian moving over here!

  35. “Vot is Hass!”

  36. Who put that steak there.

  37. You still have to remove that Ferrari sticker there..

  38. “If only the Gods of Audi could touch my finger.”

  39. “He doesn’t Hulk-smash my door. Tell him that!”

  40. Roth Man (@rdotquestionmark)
    28th April 2024, 21:46

    I’m stuck here like a cow

  41. Hey! Do you know the meaning of these four circles I am seeing right now?

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