Wednesday , March 22 2023

Verstappen, totally furious, scattered Ocon and treated him with "an idiot"


British Levis Hamilton, already crowned two weeks ago in Mexico, won the Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil on Sunday and allowed Mercedes to win the title at the first builders of the Formula One World Championship.

The team led by Austria Toto Volff won the fifth consecutive title of Interlagos in the constructive race, a five-year successive signing dubs with drivers.

This is the 72rd career success for Hamilton, the winner in front of the Dutch Mak Verstappen (Red Bull) and Finn Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).

Since the introduction of the hybrid V6 in 2014, the star brand has won all driver and manufacturer titles, as well as 73 successes in 99 races. "The guys worked incredibly well for six years, it was a great time with them"Hamilton greeted before he stepped on the podium.

The main turn of events occurred on circles 43, when Verstappen, convinced in the lead, Esteban Ocon (Racing Point Force India), latecomer, second in the "Nfrom Senna.

Spinning, Dutchman, whose flat bottom was damaged, was later adopted by Hamilton.

"What a fucking idiot!"he exclaimed on his radio about the Frenchman.

After leaving the car, Verstappen, who defeated Mexico, nearly caught him in Ocon, pushed him several times, received public support, who met Hamilton's victory.

"We should have won today"complained Verstappen, who did not celebrate the second place on the podium. Both drivers will have to explain to the commanders of the race after this incident. They were invited to explain the potential violation of the FIA's sports code.

Red Bull this weekend in Brazil was the best car in part thanks to the smaller tire degradation that allowed him to follow offset strategies.

His Australian pilot Daniel Ricciardo, starting at 11th place, finishing fourth in front of Finn Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) and German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).

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