Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez may be having the most horrible weekend. From the Dutchman getting saved from being penalized to the two competing with a Red Bull cleaner car, the lot seems to be enjoying their Singapore weekend come what may.
However, Verstappen experienced another deja vu after his little contest. Both the drivers drove around in circles on a Red Bull cleaner car and competed against each other. And to no one’s surprise, Max Verstappen won the “cleaner car championship” too. But it was the award that took him back to some horrifying moments in the season.
Max Verstappen and his trophies have been through some tough times this season. Although Verstappen is breaking records, Lando Norris is on his own quest to break trophies. So far, Verstappen’s two trophies have seen the same fate.
However, this time around too, he received a broken trophy. Perez quickly commented on the fact that it was broken and who would pay for that. To this, the Dutchman instantly replied, “Lando. Lando can pay”. His hilarious reply caught everyone off guard and Norris was once again put on blast for his crimes.
They gave him a broken trophy.
“Who’s gonna pay for that one?”
“Lando. Lando can pay”
— 𝐉𝐊𝟔 (@formulakimmich) September 14, 2023
However, fans joked about keeping Norris away from the Singapore trophies. Ever since his champagne-popping technique went viral, everyone has noticed his dropping a trophy off the podium with his celebration. And one of the trophies that took a hit was the Hungarian trophy. The hilarious video went around in circles. Nonetheless, Norris was let off the hook.
Max Verstappen and his trophy misfortune this season
Max Verstappen has been winning almost all races this season. This means that most of his trophies have almost been in danger. From Lando Norris to his team celebrations, some trophies have had the worst fate. The first joke started when Lando Norris won a podium alongside the Dutchman.
Soon the two took to the podium and celebrated their victory. But it was when Norris popped the champagne that he dropped the Hungarian trophy. The trophy fell off the champion’s highest podium and broke into pieces.
After this incident, fans started pointing out on Twitter that the British trophy would have had the same fate. Luckily the trophy was made with much stronger materials. The trophy fell down after rolling off the podium thanks to Lando’s great champagne-popping skills.
Soon it became a running joke in the community and has continued. The Hungarian trophy situation was followed by Zak Brown pretending to break Lando’s trophy. And Red Bull and McLaren bantering on social media.
After Lando Norris broke Max Verstappen’s trophy, let’s take a look back at his previous bottle-slamming celebrations on the podium 😅🍾 pic.twitter.com/5NheHgLhrw
— Sky Sports F1 (@SkySportsF1) July 24, 2023
But Verstappen may have nightmares the most from his team celebration. It was during the Belgian GP that Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez won a 1-2. The team celebrated the victory and while they were at it, the trophy fell and broke again.
The staff started spraying everyone from the back as the driver and the bosses ran. That is when Horner misstepped and had the board fall on the trophy breaking it. Nonetheless, everyone hopes that Verstappen does not receive any more broken trophies.