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The defending champion, Max Verstappen, is a difficult driver to deal with. The Dutchman put a lot of effort into getting where he is now, and the path to success has always driven him to pursue greatness. As a result, the two-time champion is quite demanding on the track and is frequently seen losing his temper over various incidents around. However, if anyone can handle Verstappen’s wild demeanor on the track, it’s his race engineer. And yesterday, when Verstappen tried to emulate his rival Fernando Alonso by playing shrewd with Gianpiero Lambiase, Lambiase’s response caused the crowd to erupt in amusement.

Since moving from Force India to the Milton Keynes headquarters of Red Bull in 2015, the British-Italian engineer has been a core part of the organization. And since then, the radio call from the duo has brought us a range of feelings. Since the start of this year, Lambiase has become a topic of conversation among F1 fans. It all started at the Bahrain Grand Prix when he expressed his annoyance to Max, who was in cruise control and was told to slow down by 0.7 seconds per lap to quickly cross the finish line. When the Dutchman resisted, Lambiase eventually said, “Max, so you’re looking for plus 0.7 on the dash. I’ll get bored of this so just do it please.”

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And the latest arrived when Max Verstappen, who dropped to P9 to begin the race after making a mistake in Q2, paired with bad luck. The Dutchman was flying during the Miami Grand Prix, moving up the standings from P9 to P1 by simply mastering the circuit. However, then the Dutchman tried to imitate Fernando Alonso following his pit stop and after he received his mediums. The Dutchman tried to imitate the way the Spaniard always kept an eye on his teammates while racing and made numerous tactical suggestions to his race engineer. However, the response of Lambiase made the entire situation to laugh out loud for the fans, and some of them even came to spam the Twitter comment section.

Twitter F1 fans goes Frenzy following epic response from Gianpiero Lambiase to Max Verstappen

For instance, at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso, 41, asked Aston Martin to give Lance Stroll setup assistance, which was one of his recent proposals. He said, “Tell Lance my brake balance suggestion as I am now. I think it’s a good help.” Besides that, we have seen the Spaniard ask some or the other questions to frame his strategy. In a similar manner, the reigning champion enquired about the tire life from his engineer while traveling around the Florida tracks.

To put it briefly, the Dutchman wanted to know how the front wing and differentials are configured for the medium tire stint. Lambiase responded to his question by saying, “Max, please concentrate on driving while I look at that on the pit wall.” Fans have gone crazy as soon as they heard the response. The admirers are even praising the duo’s chemistry, which makes the live-streaming a bit more fascinating. Given Below are some of the reactions.

 

Fans also brought some examples. One of the fans wrote how Kimi Raikkonen has once responded to his race engineer.

Some other compared their realtionship with Lewis Hamilton and Peter Bonnington.

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