“What the F*ck”: Hypocrite Max Verstappen’s Double Standards Exposed as Lewis Hamilton Finds Some Respite After Heartbreaking Debacle

Published 04/02/2023, 3:19 AM EDT

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This year’s Australian Grand Prix is bound to go down as one of the most exciting races ever! Even though in terms of pure upsets or underdogs there’s nothing new here, however, the most recent development to the race has guaranteed its status. 2x champion, Max Verstappen was comfortably out in the lead of the race when Kevin Magnussen‘s retirement forced a late red flag.

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That isn’t all though. Verstappen was visibly frustrated as he came onto the team comms and was quoted as saying, “What the f*ck do you mean a red flag?” Naturally, his reaction is understandable. His arch-nemesis, Lewis Hamilton is now right behind him at the restart. Is this payback for Abu Dhabi?

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With Michael Masi in the paddock, and Hamilton seemingly having an opportunity to get his revenge on Verstappen for the controversial circumstances in which he lost his 2021 title, fans were geed up to seeing the race restart. But first, they hopped on Twitter to share their reactions to Verstappen’s frustrations.

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Let’s take a look at just a few of the fan reactions from this potentially crazy end to the 2023 Australian Grand Prix.

Fans react as Max Verstappen rages at Australian GP red flag

There’s a lot of bad blood between the parties involved here. And the simple fact that Masi is in attendance just adds an entirely new angle to this storyline. Fans were eager to jump onto the social networking site, Twitter to bask in the glory of the drama that awaits us all!

Just a year and a bit before, Verstappen was rejoicing in a situation similar to this in Abu Dhabi. But it would appear that the Dutch lion isn’t too pleased about tasting his own medicine.

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Finally, the 7x champion has a chance to get one back on Verstappen, who arguably denied him the crowning achievement of his illustrious F1 career.

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There’s more drama now! At the time of writing, an eventful restart led to a series of crashes. The red flag has been called again and Hamilton has one more lap to get his revenge on Max Verstappen. Can Lewis Hamilton end his winless streak here today?

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Anirban Aly Mandal

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Anirban Aly Mandal is a Formula 1 Author at EssentiallySports. In his pursuit for a Bachelor's degree in Law from Symbiosis Law School, he has written multiple academic papers centered around the domain of motorsports. Not only that, but due to his love for F1, he aims to work as a legal advisor in the most prestigious racing series in the world some day.
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