Formula 1 star Max Verstappen had an eventful finish to a different profitable weekend. The Dutch driver noticed yet one more trophy destroyed following his newest victory on the Belgian Grand Prix earlier than jokingly calling a reporter a “soiled man” after giving an amusing reply in his press convention.
Verstappen’s win at Spa-Francorchamps in Stavelot noticed the Pink Bull workforce, together with teammate Sergio Perez who completed second, have fun following a outstanding season. The 25-year-old has now managed an unbelievable eight consecutive wins this season, however solely has six trophies to indicate for his efforts.
The newest Grand Prix win units Verstappen heading in the right direction to assert a 3rd consecutive World Championship. The feat has solely been achieved by 4 drivers since 1950. This contains Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio.
In the course of the celebrations the Pink Bull workforce sprayed champagne, seeing employees run away to keep away from getting moist. Within the commotion, Pink Bull’s Helmut Marko might be seen making an attempt to guard the trophies however was unable to maintain Verstappen’s protected.
After witnessing his trophy getting broken Verstappen might be heard shouting: “It is damaged once more! The trophy is damaged once more!”
This is not the primary time the F1 star has seen a trophy broken this season. Following the Dutchman’s Hungarian Grand Prix win Lando Norris toppled over the porcelain prize in an try and open his bottle of champagne on the rostrum steps, which he has since apologised for.
Extremely, that wasn’t essentially the most uncomfortable a part of Verstappen’s day. Moments after profitable the race the two-time F1 World Champion attended the post-race press convention and was requested how he can be spending his time without work.
“A whole lot of cardio and a whole lot of wrist coaching,” Verstappen replied with a straight face. The remark result in Ferrari’s Charles LeClerc, who completed in third, and Sergio Perez breaking out into laughter.
Verstappen rapidly made certain his response wasn’t taken out of context, saying: “And never what you assume it’s, you’re a grimy man.” He then made a gesture along with his hand suggesting that he’ll take pleasure in a drink throughout the prolonged break from racing.
F1 drivers will now take pleasure in a four-week break. The following race will see Verstappen again on residence soil on the Dutch Grand Prix going down on Aug. 27.