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Everyone’s favorite ‘Strayan F1-driving honey badger Daniel Ricciardo offered a surprise explanation for how Australians can stomach beer-funk as a condiment: he drank out of his friggin’ shoe on the podium. I mean, at least vegemite isn’t foot-funk. Ricciardo claims the foot-funk tastes “good.” Right.

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In case you missed it, here’s the podium scene from the German Grand Prix, where Ricciardo took off his sweaty racing shoe and poured his celebratory bubbly into it for a drink after finishing second:

This perplexed the Brits commenting on the race for Sky Sports, however, they rightly assumed that it was an Aussie thing.

It’s called a “shoey,” and Ricciardo did it at Hockenheim to celebrate making it onto the podium for this 100th race. Ricciardo explained the shoey to NBCSN:

“Tastes good.” Uh-huh. Suuuuuure.

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That kind of reminds me of how vegemite is usually spread in a thin layer on something else. On its own, in a spoonful, yuck. As a thin coating, it’s all right, so long as it’s not overpowering—and it takes a very thin layer to pull that off. But tasting good? Hmm. I don’t believe y’all on that, either.

Be forewarned, however, that the intoxicating combination of post-race tiredness, toejam and bubbly seems to have some, um, interesting effects:

Hopefully Honey Badger’s reporter-friend don’t care about the slip-up.