During a relatively uneventful free practice session at the Qatar Grand Prix, a Sky Sports pundit took an unusual break to enjoy a snack, leading to a light-hearted moment nicknamed 'Bananagate.'
David Croft and Karun Chandhok are familiar voices in the Sky Sports Formula 1 commentary box, known for their extensive commentary and analysis during races.
However, during the somewhat unexciting practice session, which had less action compared to other sessions, Chandhok decided to enjoy a banana during a break in activity.
This prompted his colleague Croft to humorously remark that it wasn't tea time and suggested he save the banana for later.
“It’s a staggeringly good sunset is that one,” said the seasoned commentator on Sky Sports.
“Just means that we are approaching tea time, which for Karun Chandhok, has already started because he’s actually sat munching a banana in the commentary box next to me here.
“I love the way you came into the commentary box and went ‘I need a banana.’
"It’s not tea time, it’s driving time!”
Chandhok replied: “Doesn’t seem like the wind has picked up. Yes, I have finished my lunch thank you.”
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