Connect with us

Daniel Ricciardo

Verstappen apologised with Dutch beer

Published

on

Max VerstappenMax Verstappen said sorry with a bottle of Dutch beer after punting his Red Bull teammate out of the Hungarian GP.

Daniel Ricciardo was furious after the crash, swearing about the 19-year-old on the radio and showing him the middle finger as he returned to the paddock.

But Verstappen’s growing reputation for being a self-proclaimed “a–hole” did not extend to the area of apologies, with Ricciardo confirming that they spoke before leaving Budapest.

And De Telegraaf newspaper reports that the apology took place fuelled by a peace offering in the form of two bottles of Dutch beer, delivered personally by Verstappen.

“Did I drink both beers? What do you think?” Verstappen said.

And Australian Ricciardo told Germany’s Auto Bild: “Max apologised to me and took the blame 100 per cent. I accept the apology so I’m done with it, but it’s impossible to change what happened anyway.”

Red Bull officials also backed Ricciardo and Verstappen to patch things up, although Dr Helmut Marko thought Max’s FIA penalty was too harsh.

“It was an overly severe punishment, but this may have something to do with the past when he was impetuous,” he said.

Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2019 F120 hours ago

F1 champs Rosberg, Button to be TV pundits in 2019 season

Two former world champions will regularly be in the F1 paddock in 2019. Nico Rosberg has been signed up to...

2019 F123 hours ago

Ferrari advantage ‘at least’ 5 tenths – Tost

Mere days into 2019 winter testing, it appears that Ferrari has a clear advantage. With Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc...

2019 F123 hours ago

Barcelona F1 Test 1 Results – Day 3 Full Results

Daniil Kvyat goes fastest for Toro Rosso ahead of morning pace setter Kimi Raikkonen and Daniel Ricciardo. Williams car finally...

2019 F11 day ago

Barcelona F1 Test 1 Results – Day 3 First Half

Kimi Raikkonen sets fastest time for Alfa Romeo Racing ahead of launch break in the third day of testing ;...

2019 F12 days ago

Barcelona F1 Test 1 Results – Day 2 Full Results

Charles Leclerc keeps Ferrari’s early domination on 2019’s F1 Testing timesheet by setting another fastest; lap-time in at Day Two....

2019 F12 days ago

Barcelona F1 Test 1 Results – Day 2 1PM

Ferrari youngster Charles Leclerc setting pace on Day Two ahead of launch break. Toro Rosso driver Albon crashes in opening...

2019 F12 days ago

2019 Williams car not yet in Barcelona

Williams’ 2019 car is not yet in Barcelona. Dead last in 2018, hopes were high that the once-great British team...

2019 F12 days ago

Drivers still unsure 2019 rule changes will work

F1 drivers remain unconvinced the aerodynamic regulations for 2019 will make overtaking any easier. The biggest change for this year...

2019 F12 days ago

Binotto number 1 comments surprised Wolff

Toto Wolff has admitted he was surprised to hear Ferrari reassure Sebastian Vettel about his ‘number 1′ status. After a...

2019 F12 days ago

Binotto as boss no revolution – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel insists there has been no “revolution” at Ferrari over the winter. On paper, it has been all change...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media