“F**king Sh*t”: Verstappen Annoyed After Losing Out to Hamilton in Silverstone

Published 07/16/2021, 3:19 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan – June 6, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen kicks the wheel of his car after crashing out of the race REUTERS/Anton Vaganov


Hometown hero and 7-time world champion Lewis Hamilton brought his best to beat title rival Max Verstappen. The Red Bull driver was over 0.7 seconds faster than Hamilton in Fp1 but was left frustrated by the loss of performance in Qualifying.

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Verstappen was fuming after he finished behind the Mercedes driver by 0.075 seconds in Q3. In his team radio, the Dutch driver expressed his frustration to his race engineer.

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Max Verstappen calls the final qualifying lap as ‘F****ing S***’

The Red Bull complained about having a lot of under-steer throughout the qualifying session. He was left perplexed and had no answers to where his advantage went from Free Practice to Qualifying.

When he was being instructed by his engineer, Max replied, “F***ing S***.”

Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 16, 2021, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in action during practice REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

“You need to go to grid please Max,” said Verstappen’s team engineer. But the Dutch driver, still unhappy with the lap, replied,” Really?”

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Mercedes may have taken nine of the last nine pole positions at Silverstone

As reported by Formula1.com, The German team has now taken nine of the last nine pole positions at Silverstone. The good news for Mercedes as Valtteri Bottas qualified third for the sprint qualifying while Sergio Perez qualified fifth.

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Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 16, 2021, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after finishing first in the sprint race qualifying REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc put in a stellar lap to qualify fourth. The McLaren duo of Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo secured the third row at their home race. Williams driver George Russell stole the limelight in the qualifying as he finished 8th in front of his home crowd.

Carlos Sainz in the other Ferrari finished in ninth ahead of Aston Martin of Sebastian Vettel, who qualified 10th.

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Can Hamilton keep Max behind in the inaugural sprint qualifying? Let us know.

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Devang Chauhan is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, he has a keen eye for writing engaging and detailed articles on F1. Previously a writer for Sport Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been a ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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