Racer Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen explained his words to one of the judges after the finish the Grand Prix of the United States.
The Dutch, dissatisfied with the five-second penalty for overtaking Kimi Raikkonen, called steward an idiot. Presumably it was about a member of the world Council of the FIA in motor sport Garry Connelly, who a year ago participated in the proceedings of the situation between Verstappen, Daniel ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel on the last laps of the Grand Prix of Mexico.
Max Verstappen Has one steward is an idiot, who makes decisions against me
“Listen, heat of the moment is much to tell. I didn’t mean anything bad and didn’t want to offend anyone – said Verstappen in the program Peptalk on Dutch Ziggo TV channel Sport. – I had a good race and was pleased with himself. So, of course, pissed me off that decision. It would be normal if I kept calm.”
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