Esteban Ocon had a premature end to his Singapore Grand Prix last weekend when his Alpine’s power unit said ‘nah’ and blew up just under halfway through the race. Being stuck at one of the corners furthest away from the team garage, Estie Bestie was forced with a decision: how do I get back?
Answer: the subway, naturally.
Although we’re used to seeing drivers hop on the back of mopeds, or in Sebastian Vettel’s case sometimes just pinch them for yourself and ride back, Esteban decided to take a different mode of transport.
Pictures soon appeared on social media, and to be honest, you’d be forgiven for thinking they were photoshopped.
Ocon walked through the subway after his DNF yesterday 💀 pic.twitter.com/knvleTJ0vf
— Rumz (@rumz3y) October 3, 2022
Talking about the journey, Ocon said that when he DNF’ed, he went with a marshal on the underground system. The whole process took around 25 minutes, and he unsurprisingly got a few funny looks 😂
It certainly looks like it should be an entry for an ‘F1 drivers in the wild’ series…
Never change, Esteban. Never change.