Karun Chandhok photobombed by Dutch royalty

Hollywood actor Steve Carell was a guest at the Dutch Grand Prix last weekend.

Ex-Formula 1 driver turned pundit Karun Chandhok posted a photo on social media which has gone viral, after it featured not one, but two huge names.

Hollywood actor Steve Carell was present last weekend at the Dutch Grand Prix and it’s fair to say that Chandhok is a pretty big fun, as he kept referring to Carell as ‘the weatherman from Anchorman’ when he was interviewed by Sky Sports F1.

Carell’s most famous role is arguably as Michael Scott in the American version of The Office, yet it appears that Chandhok preferred him in Anchorman.

Chandhok incredibly got the opportunity to take a selfie with the 61-year-old at Zandvoort, only for the photo to be photobombed quite literally by royalty.

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King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands remarkably photobombed Chandhok’s photo with Carell, something the driver “never thought I’d say”.

“Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d say…. Went to get a picture with Steve Carell, got photobombed by the King of the Netherlands!” Chandhok wrote on Twitter.

Carell chose an excellent race to attend, with it having broken the record for the most overtakes in an F1 race.

Zandvoort put on an incredible display for the fans, who were unsurprisingly able to celebrate yet another victory for home hero Max Verstappen.

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Verstappen’s win last weekend was his third in three years at his home race, whilst it marked his 11th victory of 2023.

More importantly, the reigning World Champion’s win was his ninth consecutive victory, which saw him match Sebastian Vettel’s 2013 record for most wins in a row.

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The Red Bull driver can now eclipse the four-time World Champion this weekend at the Italian Grand Prix, where he’ll be pushing for a sensational 10th consecutive win.

Most expect the Dutchman to do the business yet again this Sunday, whilst some believe he’ll go on to claim more than 10 wins in a row.

Given that there are still nine races remaining this season, the Dutchman could end the year on an 18-race winning streak, if he’s the only driver to claim victory in the second half of the season.