Verstappen hits out at Hamilton With a Sarcastic Statement: ‘It’s great that at 37 years old you …

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton mistake during Austrian GP ceremony

 

Lewis Hamilton praised Charles Leclerc for his attitude in the battle between the two men during the last stretch of Formula 1’s British Grand Prix.

 

However, the Englishman compared Leclerc’s driving style and sportsmanship to that of Max Verstappen, taking a shot at the current champion, who didn’t miss the opportunity to ironically respond to his Mercedes counterpart.

 

 

“Charles did a great job, what a great battle,” Hamilton told Sky Sports.

 

 

Verstappen hits out at Hamilton With a Sarcastic Statement: 'It's great that at 37 years old you ...

“He is a very sensible drive. Clearly a lot different to what I experienced last year.”

 

Verstappen’s response to Hamilton
When the press informed Verstappen about Hamilton’s comments, the Red Bull driver didn’t hesitate to respond in a sarcastic tone.

 

 

Verstappen hits out at Hamilton With a Sarcastic Statement: 'It's great that at 37 years old you ...

“I think it’s great that, when you’re 37 years old, at some point you understand how to get to an apex,” Verstappen said.

“He does learn, so that’s positive for the younger drivers: when you’re 37 you still stay always learning.

 

 

Verstappen hits out at Hamilton With a Sarcastic Statement: 'It's great that at 37 years old you ...

“You can clearly see it in the images, of course. Charles gave him less space than I did last year, so that says enough. Moreover, he received a penalty last year, so he should not talk about that.”

 

 

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