Red Bull released a statement after Verstappen-Perez row

Red Bull Racing has released a statement condemning the online animosity experienced by the team and Verstappen after their failed overtaking attempt at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil.

Towards the end of the race, Red Bull asked Verstappen to allow Perez to pass him (allowing Perez to score more points and finish second in the standings). refused.

The description says: We didn’t anticipate what happened on the last lap and we didn’t agree on a strategy for such a scenario before the race. Unfortunately, Max was only informed about his request to relinquish his position at the final turn without providing all the information he needed.

“This put Max, who has always been an open and fair team player, in a compromising situation with little time to react. and spoke honestly and allowed both drivers to resolve any outstanding issues or concerns.
The team accepts Max’s reasoning, saying that the conversation is a personal matter between the teams and has no further comment.

“The following events are completely unacceptable from a social media perspective.The online abuse of Max, Czech, the team and their respective families is shocking, sad and unfortunately unacceptable to us as a sport. There’s no place like it in the race or in society at large that needs to be dealt with groaningly, and we need to do it. After all, this is a sport and we are here to race.

“Death threats, hate mail, and insults to extended families are disappointing. We care about inclusion and want safe places for everyone to work and play sports. Abuse must stop.” .”

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