Funny Side of Formula One – Best of 1993

Highlights throughout the 1993 season showing the lighter, funnier side of Formula One.

South Africa
-Damon Hill plays a Sega Game Gear
-Prost’s onboard footage breaks up in a timely, typical Murray Walker fashion
-Schumacher is too angered to give an interview to Jonathan Palmer after his retirement
-Murray tells Prost’s story of not wanting to choose the number 0 for his car
-Brundle retires just after Murray mentions him being in 6th place and about to praise him

Brazil
-Murray reacts to the footage switching to a different battle after he tell us to watch the battlle for 5th
-A marshall sits on the nose of a retired Footwork as it’s raised into the air to be placed on a truck

Europe
-Murray calls Michael Andretti by his father’s name, Mario
-James Hunt calls Suzuki “spinner of the year” and goes on about his countless spins
-Murray also jokes about Suzuki
-Hunt comments on the elegance two cars “waltzing” as they both spin without contact
-Senna waves his arm at Herbert as he laps him, with Murray telling us what he’s saying
-Senna begs for a flag after winning the the race and loses it in the rear suspension once he finally gets it

San Marino
-Palmer tries to interview Berger after his retirement in the pits when he decides to go back out in the car again
-Zanardi doesn’t realize his car is on fire as he goes through for another lap and loses a wheel
-Alliot gives Lehto a ride home after the race

Spain
-Herbert jokes that Palmer is a jinx for speaking to him before the race, leading to his premature retirement

Monaco
-Hunt calls Palmer “Jonathan Martin”
-Marshalls overreact to a small fire in Schumacher’s car after he pulls over while leading the race
-Zanardi drives home Berger after the race

Canada
-Murray experiences his classic bad luck while commenting on a special camera view as it keeps disappearing when he mentions it
-Murray calls the McLaren-Ford a McLaren-Honda

France
-Murray reveals he saw Barrichello throw down some water inside his overalls

Britain
-A reserved parking sign for Senna at Club corner, after retiring there the two previous years
-A marshall sits in a retired F1 car as Murray jokes about him
-A classic Murrayism about De Cesaris’ success in F1
-The champagne celebration on the podium with Murray joking about “The Little Frenchman”

Germany
-A German flag flies out of Schumacher’s cockpit after the end of the race
-Boutsen gives another driver a ride back to the pits after the race
-Schumacher has lots of fun on the podium after finishing 2nd

Hungary
-A reporter interviews Prost in the pits as mechanics work on his car, with Murray noting it being a bit out of place
-Murray expresses his satisfaction with Hill’s pit stop
-An “idiot” runs through the pits just in front of hill as he leaves during a later pit stop
-Berger manages to find a giant Austrian flag while on the podium after the race

Belgium
-De Cesaris isn’t happy with the overreacting marshalls spraying his car after his retirement
-Hill, Prost and especially Schumacher, as usual, joke around on the podium

Italy
-Schumacher hops over an armco after retiring
-Hill gets a little over excited on the podium and sprays champagne into his own eyes

Hungary
-Berger loses it right after coming out of the pits at full speed
-Blundell angrily throws his steering wheel after his retirement
-Warwick is furious after a collision with an apologetic Patrese

Japan
-Suzuki embarrassingly tries to find a way to turn around after spinning at the chicane
-Palmer loses it and starts laughing in the commentary booth as Murray wonders which car a mysterious wheel came from

Australia
-Allard Kalff begs for the cameraman not to follow De Cesaris
-Senna powerslides around a corner on his victory lap with one hand on the wheel and the other holding a flag, as Hill manages to spin out and stall

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