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’10s Penalty for Ocon’, Esteban Ocon reacts to web trolls

Esteban Ocon has been having a really troublesome yr in 2023. Regardless of this, he has put in some superb performances and has typically been higher than his teammate Pierre Gasly.

Esteban Ocon has been extraordinarily constant since he debuted. He nonetheless holds the Method 1 file for essentially the most consecutive race finishes since debut (27). This yr, he has excelled at Alpine however has borne the brunt of horrible misfortune. Singapore GP introduced extra misfortune as he retired after driving an excellent race whereas Pierre Gasly got here dwelling in 6th. 2 explicit races within the season have led to the beginning of a brand new meme. Esteban Ocon reacted to them within the newest video by Alpine.

A Yr Riddled with Difficulties

Alpine have been essentially the most unreliable workforce by a distance this yr. And Esteban Ocon has suffered the vast majority of their mishaps. Other than the three double DNFs with Pierre Gasly, he has did not see the chequered flag three extra instances.

This implies Esteban Ocon has completed simply 9 out of the 15 Method 1 races this season, and simply 2 within the final 6. On the Singapore GP, he had pulled off some good strikes within the midfield and located himself operating in 6th. A gearbox failure meant he needed to retire the automotive.

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10-second Penalty Meme

Esteban Ocon had a horrible opening race of the 2023 Method 1 season in Bahrain. Regardless of an honest qualifying, he bought a 5-second penalty for putting his Alpine incorrectly within the gridbox. Alpine then stopped him for simply 4.6s, which led to a different 10-second penalty. And whereas attempting to serve that penalty, he sped within the pitlane, which led to a different 5s penalty.

After a miserable Singapore GP where he lost ground to Pierre Gasly, Alpine's Esteban Ocon reacts to the Formula 1 meme going around in 2023.

On the Austrian GP, numerous drivers bought penalties for observe limits. Fairly just a few penalties got after the race as effectively. Esteban Ocon ended up receiving a 30-second penalty post-race (two 10s penalties and two 5s penalties).

This has led to an Esteban Ocon meme within the Method 1 neighborhood and has transcended into different classes additionally. Method 1 followers remark “10s penalty for Ocon” within the remark part of any video the place somebody messes up.

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Esteban Ocon Reacts

Within the newest video by Alpine, Esteban Ocon answered questions from Reddit. On being requested whether or not he is aware of this meme, he mentioned he does.

“Sure, I’ve seen it in my desperation. Yeah [it] clearly comes from a not-so-great moments. I imply it’s clearly one thing you guys have created. And it’s truly fairly humorous if you concentrate on it so yeah I don’t take it too badly.”

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