Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner rapidly turned a viral laughing inventory on social media for his lacklustre show on the US Grand Prix.
The billionaire tech mogul was handed the honour of waving the chequered flag on the Circuit of the Americas race on Monday.
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The honour is usually handed to VIP and movie star company by Liberty Media to wave the drivers throughout the end line.
Most who’re known as up and handed the honour are overjoyed and show that enthusiasm with the waving of the flag.
Cook dinner didn’t get the memo.
The Apple boss confirmed as a lot enthusiasm waving the chequered flag as iPhone customers do when one other replace comes alongside.
As an alternative of revelling within the second any Formulation 1 fan would kill for, Cook dinner appeared about as glad as you’re feeling whenever you get to Bunnings and realise the barbecue has been packed up for the day.
Sky Sports activities’ Ted Kravitz couldn’t consider what he had witnessed from the billionaire.
“Probably the worst chequered flag waving in Formulation 1 historical past by the Apple boss Tim Cook dinner,” Kravitz mentioned.
“All of the wealth on this planet all of the iPhones and iPads and every little thing can’t provide you with a powerful wrist and a pleasant motion to try this. Come on Tim Cook dinner, you are able to do higher than that.”
Followers joined in as they mercilessly trolled Cook dinner and rapidly had him trending on social media for all of the fallacious causes.
Even the ESPN F1 Twitter account received in on the motion: “Tim Cook dinner must relax”.
Pablo Elizalde wrote: “Somebody inform Tim Cook dinner he’s waving the chequered flag, not surrendering in a battle”.
Editor at The Verge Tom Warren wrote: “Tim Cook dinner waving that flag as if he’s having to the touch a Home windows PC”.
Engine Braking podcast host Dan wrote: “Going into Monday with the identical enthusiasm as Tim Cook dinner.”
The dismal show from the Apple boss couldn’t take the shine off of what was arguably the race of the season.
Max Verstappen prolonged his lead atop the drivers standings, crossing the road forward of Lewis Hamilton who solely misplaced first place within the dying levels.
A nightmare pit cease from the Purple Bull pit crew threw the race extensive open, however Verstappen’s dominance continued as he edged out Hamilton to say his thirteenth win of the season.
After the race nonetheless all followers may deal with was that waving of the flag, when you may even name it that.
Maybe Cook dinner’s nonetheless bitter Netflix have the rights to Drive to Survive or possibly it’s simply his first time ever touching and waving a flag.