Max Verstappen defied staff orders within the 2022 F1 Brazilian GP and didn’t swap locations with Sergio Perez a lot to the chagrin of F1 followers on social media.
In the course of the race in Sao Paulo, Max Verstappen was behind Sergio Perez on mushy tires and was let via by the Mexican with the peace of mind that he would give the place again if he didn’t progress within the race. Because it turned out, Verstappen couldn’t progress within the race however didn’t hand the place again to Perez both. This angered not solely the Mexican however followers throughout social media, with some reacting:
“You took it too far, Max”
“Max choice is simply unusual. Overlook the morality of it ‘trigger, like, no matter, it is #F1 – however why not throw your staff and teammate a bone when it prices you *nothing*? It’d have been simply… good strategically the for long-term, no?”
“And whereas Max is each bit a deserving two time champion he confirmed at the moment he has a lot to find out about what it’s to be a staff chief. For all the things Checo has finished to assist his trigger, at the moment’s outcome means nothing to Max within the wider view. Disrespected his teammate and his staff.”