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F1 Tweets of the week: tube trains, revenge and #PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe

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F1 Tweets of the week: tube trains, revenge and #PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe
Nov 21, 2015, 9:35 AM

This edition of F1 Tweets of the Week covers the action and fallout from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

This edition of F1 Tweets of the Week covers the action and fallout from the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso’s frustrating time in qualifying at Interlagos took the Internet by storm while the man himself, and teammate Jenson Button, tried to see the funny side with an impromptu visit to the podium. Away from the track there were knighthoods, hi-jinks and fond memories from F1 days gone by.

It was all captured on social media, so here are the JAonF1 team’s top picks:

When Alonso soaked up the rays of the Sao Paulo sun in a marshal’s chair in after his McLaren broke down in qualifying, the hashtag #PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe proved to be a hit among fans. Here are some of the best:

https://twitter.com/Flag_Marshal/status/665627285429600256

https://twitter.com/JGphotography5/status/665620986507755520

https://twitter.com/_McMike_/status/665592818702897153

https://twitter.com/_McMike_/status/665591677344735232

Lewis Hamilton and friends spent some time sitting on his plane. Literally on the outside of it.

https://twitter.com/LewisHamilton/status/667757203227598848

The McLaren drivers managed to find a way back onto the F1 podium.

https://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/665573217587851264

Ferrari remembered Valentino Rossi’s 2008 test for the Scuderia, possibly to cheer him up after his recent MotoGP world championship defeat.

https://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari/status/667399731136589825

Red Bull took the time to wish team principal Christian Horner a happy birthday.

https://twitter.com/redbullracing/status/666229195228454912

Daniel Ricciardo got a spot revenge on Felipe Massa after the Brazilian and his son played a prank four weeks ago.

https://twitter.com/danielricciardo/status/667297991787581441

Williams co-founder, Sir Patrick Head collected his knighthood from Buckingham palace.

https://twitter.com/WilliamsRacing/status/666703614430326784

Former World Rally champion and 2014 World RallyCross title winner Petter Solberg and a number of F1 drivers took a trip on the tube on the way to the Race of Champions at London’s Olympic stadium this weekend.

https://twitter.com/Petter_Solberg/status/667417024256176128

Nico Hulkenberg took his trademark seflie to Instagram, we hope he’ll be doubling up on Twitter in the future!

Nico Hulkenberg

And finally, Max Verstappen kept sharp for the final race of his debut season with a karting session.

https://twitter.com/Max33Verstappen/status/666994646573293568
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