Verstappen meets Hamilton in FP2: "Stupid idiot"

22-10-2021 21:22

Max Verstappen will only really duel with Lewis Hamilton when the lights go out for the United States Grand Prix, but in the second free practice session the World Championship rivals briefly bumped into each other. Both drivers were unwilling to budge on the straight before they approached the first bend side by side. Verstappen did not sound very happy with the seven times world champion.

The drag race is eventually won by Hamilton. The Mercedes driver has the inside and takes advantage of an AlphaTauri driver who was doing a slow lap. Verstappen is quick to give his opinion and says on the radio: "Ha, stupid idiot. Gianpiero Lambiase tells him to forget about the incident.

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