Pierre Gasly, Charles Leclerc's message to Tony Parker after NBA game revealed

Joshua Rogers October 20, 2021
Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images

The Milwaukee Bucks took on the Brooklyn Nets on the Opening Night of the NBA last night. Formula One’s Pierre Gasly, Charles Leclerc, and Tony Parker were in attendance. Here’s what the F1 drivers said to the NBA legend afterwards.

F1’s Pierre Gasly and Charles Leclerc spotted with Tony Parker

The Formula One season is well and truly underway, with attention now turning to the US.

The United States Grand Prix takes place this weekend at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

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Racing royalty in the form of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will be battling it out for F1 supremacy.

However, before that, a number of the grid’s most other well-known faces are enjoying the best sport has to offer.

The Milwaukee Bucks took on the Brooklyn Nets on the Opening Night of the NBA last night.

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc were in attendance at Fiserv Forum arena to see the action.

The pair were spotted alongside San Antonio Spurs legend Tony Parker.

Pair send message to Parker after the game

Gasly and Leclerc were there to see the Bucks’ ring ceremony.

They also witnessed Giannis Antetokounmpo score 32 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists in the 127-104 victory.

After the game, both Gasly and Leclerc paid thanks to Tony Parker for being with them.

Leclerc wrote on Instagram “What a game! Huge thank you to Tony Parker and Rob Nelson (North Rock CEO).”

Via Instagram

Gasly added: ‘Thanks Tony Parker and Rob Nelson for inviting us! What a great game! Milwaukee Bucks.”

Before the game the Frenchman uploaded a picture of himself with his compatriot playing tennis.

Leclerc and Gasly will be hoping for a successful weekend at the US Grand Prix this week.

They sit seventh and ninth respectively in the 2021 Driver Standings.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.