Fans cringe at Bruce Buffer introducing F1 drivers at garish Las Vegas GP

Formula One followers on social media have described legendary announcer Bruce Buffer’s driver introductions on the Las Vegas Grand Prix as ‘cringe’.

F1 headed stateside this week for the penultimate race of the 2023 season, with who else however Red Bull’s Max Verstappen popping out on high on the Las Vegas Strip Circuit. The Dutchman wrapped up his third F1 Drivers Championship title weeks in the past, and was heard singing “Viva Las Vegas” over the crew radio following his win.

However, shockingly, Verstappen’s singing was not even near the cringiest second of the Las Vegas Grand Prix, with that honour going to legendary announcer Bruce Buffer.

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Prior to the race, Buffer launched Verstappen’s team-mate Sergio Perez on the asphalt in Las Vegas, screaming out: “Driving for reigning champion Red Bull, he’s a multiple race winner from Mexico, it’s Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez.”

But after his introduction, with Perez stood proper subsequent to him, Buffer opted to disregard the Mexican racer, who appeared each bemused and bewildered at what had unfolded in entrance of him after the announcer had screamed his identify in his face.

What did you make of Bruce Buffer’s ‘cringe’ F1 introductions? Let us know within the feedback part under.

Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen gained the Las Vegas Grand Prix

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And it is protected to say followers on social media felt the very same as Perez appeared following the interplay, with rating of individuals describing Buffer as “cringe”.

One fan commented on social media: “I’m cringing so hard.” Another added: “Why are all American races so cringe?”

A 3rd wrote: “What has #F1 become? This whole weekend has been a cringe fest shambles of epic proportions! What on Earth were they thinking?!”

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Bruce Buffer and Sergio Perez
Sergio Perez was left trying extremely bemused by Buffer

A fourth mentioned: “My Goodness this was cringe AF. Very disorganized. Should’ve trained the drivers what to do or where to go.” And a fifth mentioned: “that was the most uncomfortable video ive ever watched.”