F1 Bahrain GP: “The biggest clown in F1” – Fans blame Lance Stroll for first lap incident with Fernando Alonso

Lance Stroll made contact with teammate right at start of the race.


F1 Bahrain GP: “The biggest clown in F1” – Fans blame Lance Stroll for first lap incident with Fernando Alonso

Lance Stroll and Fernando Alonso making contact during the Bahrain GP

Aston Martin had high expectations for the Bahrain Grand Prix. However, things have not gone to plan as Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll made contact at the start of the race. Alonso started this race from P5 and hoped for a good result. But the Spanish driver’s plans got derailed on the first lap.

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Both Aston Martins risked their races as Stroll touched his teammate’s car. The commentators speculated if Fernando Alonso suffered a puncture on the right rear. Luckily, both cars did not get damaged by the incident. Although the two-time world champion slipped down the order to P7 after this disastrous start. It seems that the Canadian driver was more at fault than his teammate for this collision

The stewards took notice of the incident. Although, no penalties were given to Lance Stroll for ‘Causing a collision’ as race control deemed it as a racing incident. Certainly, the Aston Martin garage will have some things to discuss after the race. For now, the two drivers continue to go head-to-head to get some decent results for Team Silverstone.

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Fans unhappy with Lance Stroll ruining Fernando Alonso start

Lance Stroll
Lance Stroll

On Twitter, most fans were unimpressed with the incident. Many blamed the Canadian driver for causing this first-lap trouble. One user wrote the famous phrase ‘Strolled’ and said, “.it only took 4 corners and alonso has been strolled” While another fan mentioned the 24-year-old to be one of the less talented drivers on the F1 grid. As Lance Stroll caused an issue for his own team. The fan wrote, “Stroll is the biggest clown in F1 jeeez.”

One user blamed Lawrence Stroll for allowing the British team to let an injured Lance race. The user commented, “The problem of running your team for the benefit of your son rather than the team as a whole.” On the other hand, one fan mentioned this incident to feel like one on an online lobby of the F1 22 racing game. The fan replied, “Looking like an F1 22 open lobby out there.”

Thus, Lance Stroll will have homework to do after this race. The Canadian driver will probably hear from his teammate about the incident. Afterall, In Formula 1 the worst thing a driver can do is hamper the race of his teammate. Though, the 24-year-old might continue to have unconditional support from his father even regarding this collision.

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