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Verstappen does not get a warm welcome from British F1 fans at Silverstone

Verstappen does not get a warm welcome from British F1 fans at Silverstone

30 June - 19:02 Last update: 19:34
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This weekend, Formula 1 descends on Silverstone, and logically a large part of the audience is made up of Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes fans, so Max Verstappen cannot count on a warm welcome from the British public.

Verstappen and Red Bull booed at Silverstone

While Verstappen indicated he had a high opinion of the British F1 fans, that feeling does not seem to be entirely mutual. During a live Sky Sports broadcast, for which several activities were organised with the Formula One drivers, the announcement of the reigning world champion and his team alone was enough to cause massive boos from the audience.

The controversy surrounding Nelson Piquet has not helped public opinion of Verstappen in England either, although the Dutchman has spoken out against the three-time world champion's use of words. However, some British fans are openly speaking out against the boos from their fellow countrymen, according to a number of messages from viewers on Twitter.

Viewers react to Silverstone boos

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