Fernando Alonso: #PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe after Brazilian GP

Fernando Alonso
One day Fernando, one day

The Brazilian Grand Prix will probably not go down as one of the most exciting races in history, but it did provide one memorable moment.

Fernando Alonso, fresh from another early exit in qualifying following his McLaren's engine failure, decided to make the most of his spare time to grab a marshal's chair and soak up the sun.

It has been a miserable season for the two-time world champion, who has retired from seven races and finished in the top 10 just twice, but at least he was able to see the funny side.

As did the fans, pouncing on the chance to have a bit of fun with Alonso's antics. And so, #PlacesAlonsoWouldRatherBe was born:

Fernando Alonso
In space no-one can hear you scream: "GP2 engine! GP2 engine!"
Fernando Alonso
One day Fernando, one day
Alonso
It's life, Jim, but not as we know it
Fernando Alonso
Where's Alonso? He is in there, somewhere
Fernando Alonso
From on the beach...
Fernando Alonso
...to among the penguins
Alonso
"Out!" A word all too familiar to Fernando Alonso in qualifying this season
Alonso
Wash all your troubles away...
Sauber
Even the F1 teams were joining in the fun
Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso, ever the good egg, clearly enjoyed all the memes...
Fernando Alonso Instagram snip
...And he even joined in the fun, posting this image to his Instagram account

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