Social Media Reacts: Azerbaijan Grand Prix

29-04-2019 08:00 | Updated: 29-04-2019 08:07
by Bobby Vincent
F1 News
Social Media Reacts: Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas redeemed himself after last season's disaster and claimed his second win of the campaign in Baku. Social media went mad for it - and we've picked out some of the best posts...

Driver of the Day 

F1's official Driver of the Day went to Charles Leclerc, who started eighth on the grid after crashing out in qualifying on Saturday. Leclerc managed to put himself in contention at the summit of the grid for a lengthy period for Ferrari. However, it ended more disappointingly for Leclerc - finishing in P5 - but the Driver of the Day prize will be coming home with him.

Indecisive Ferrari

With Leclerc starting on the medium compound - he looked very strong at the beginning of the race, but his tyres eventually started to deteriorate, with it his performance. Surely it was time for Ferrari to pit the Monegasque driver; but Scuderia's decision to keep Leclerc out on track for a 31-lap stint eventually cost him the chance of winning his first F1 race.

 

Another one...

 

Spare a thought for Ocon

Esteban Ocon was released from Force India, now Racing Point, at the end of last season and is now a Mercedes reserve driver. Many had tipped Ocon to take Bottas' place at the champions once this season concludes. The Finn's inspired start to the campaign has made everyone forget about the talented young French driver, though. Ocon's reaction to Bottas being victorious in Baku...

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