Twitter Users Share All Of The Places That F1 Driver Fernando Alonso Would Rather Be

Following the Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session in which he failed to post a time on Saturday, McLaren Formula One driver Fernando Alonso took a seat and basked in the sun a bit. Little did he know that it would lead to a (hilarious) photoshopping frenzy of “#PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe” on Twitter.

Update: And it looks like this frenzy started in OppositeLock with our own veteran commenter, reader and Photoshop fiend McMike. How crazy is that?

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First, we’ll show you the original image:

Then came the Oppo post, which apparently spread like wildfire.

And here’s where everyone else believes that Alonso would rather be:

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The movie set of a sinking ship? Ouch. How about a happier movie:

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This final movie photoshop could probably be better associated with three-time champion Lewis Hamilton, who reportedly crashed his limited-edition $2 million Pagani Zonda on Tuesday morning after “heavy partying” and lack of sleep:

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As for Alonso—he’d rather be at a Gangnam Style party with all of the other faces of F1, but I don’t blame him for just sitting back to watch this unfold. (Also, I will never un-see the photoshop of F1 head honcho Bernie Ecclestone on a body with pink booty shorts):

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The Alonso meme also made a stop by Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper painting, because if you’re not making history in F1 qualifying, you may as well go try to make it elsewhere:

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And for fun, a “Where’s Alonso?” search for you. Hint: if you missed out on this earlier in the post, he wasn’t qualifying.

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Perhaps this was the most accurate, after Alonso and Jenson Button hopped up on the Brazilian GP podium for a mock photo after walking by and realizing that it “will not be this close anymore.”

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Though he’s just daydreaming in this photoshop, Alonso did say that March would hopefully bring a real visit to the podium.


Photo credit: AP Photo/Andre Penner

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