Sergio Perez blasts Max Verstappen over group radio after 2022 F1 Brazilian GP swap fiasco

Sergio Perez blasted Max Verstappen over the group radio after the 2022 F1 Brazilian GP. The 2-time world champion had an eventful race the place he collided with Lewis Hamilton early within the race and needed to drop to the again of the grid.

Verstappen was capable of make his method by the sphere and a late race security automobile meant that he was proper on the tail of his teammate, Sergio Perez.

Verstappen, on brisker tender tires, had a tempo benefit over Perez. He was thus let by by the Mexican with the caveat that he’ll swap again if he’s unable to move Fernando Alonso.

On the final lap of the race, when Verstappen couldn’t move Alonso, he was given the group order to present the place again to Perez. Verstappen not solely declined however clapped again on the group on the group radio after the race.

And whereas Max is each bit a deserving two time champion he confirmed at present he has a lot to find out about what it’s to be a group chief. For every part Checo has carried out to assist his trigger, at present’s consequence means nothing to Max within the wider view. Disrespected his teammate and his group.

Sergio Perez, livid at not getting the place again, a place that might have helped him in his battle for P2 within the championship, blasted Max Verstappen. Within the post-race group radio alternate, whereas Crimson Bull boss Christian Horner and race engineer Hugh Chicken have been apologetic, Perez was in no temper to pay attention. Here is how the alternate went:

Sergio Perez:

“Yeah, thanks for that guys. Thanks. This exhibits who he actually is.”

Hugh Chicken:

“I do not know what to say.”

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