Marko labels Max and Lewis' practice antics as ‘unnecessary'

Asia's Tech News Daily

Marko labels Max and Lewis’ practice antics as ‘unnecessary’
© PA Images Max Verstappen sitting in his Red Bull. Austin October 2021

Racing side-by-side into Turn 1 like it was a grand prix and not a practice session, Helmut Marko says Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s antics in FP2 were “unnecessary”.

After starting the season with all smiles, the gloves have come off in the title fight between Verstappen and Hamilton.

Both have vowed not to give one another an inch and that was on display in second practice at the United States GP.

Starting a hot lap at the same time, the two ran side-by-side up to the first corner before Hamilton edged ahead.

Verstappen called him a “stupid idiot” and showed him the middle finger.

Red Bull advisor Marko feels it was unnecessary from both drivers.

He told Sky Germany: “We’ve had that more often during the season.

“That those two won’t have dinner together more often, we know that anyway, but I think it’s unnecessary.”

Neck and neck in the title battle, and in FP2 #USGP #F1 pic.twitter.com/wXuBD6kecG

— Formula 1 (@F1) October 22, 2021

But while the Austrian wasn’t happy about that moment, he was delighted that Red Bull closed the gap to Mercedes in FP2.

While Mercedes claimed the 1-2 in the weekend’s opening practice hour, Sergio Perez topped the charts in FP2 with a 1:34.946, finishing ahead of Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton.

“That gap of almost a second in the first practice, that has clearly shrunk,” he said.

“It’s going to be a tough race this weekend, but it’s not as clear on the side of Mercedes as we thought before.”

Verstappen meanwhile says he does not understand what Hamilton was trying to prove in their near-miss.

“I don’t know, we are all lining up to go for our laps so I don’t really understand what happened there,” he said.

 

Team boss Christian Horner feels Hamilton jumped the queue, telling Sky F1: “They were obviously queuing up to start the lap and Lewis decided just to jump Max there.

“I think they have an unwritten rule that in sessions like this they take their turns. But I think Max was just pointing out he was first in the queue, so one of those things.”

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Pelé de retour à l'hôpital

La légende brésilienne Pelé a dû retrouver les lits d’hôpitaux pour y traiter sa tumeur au colon. © photonews L’hôpital de Sao Paulo où Pelé (81 ans) avait traité sa tumeur ... Read more »

WATCH: Arrows strangely arrive to face ‘non-existent' Chiefs opposition

© Provided by The South African Chiefs were scheduled to play Arrows at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban on Wednesday night, but on Tuesday, Amakhosi dramatically confirmed they would not ... Read more »

NHL roundup: Knights rally to end Stars' win streak

Mark Stone notched the tying goal with 5:13 left in regulation and assisted on Max Pacioretty’s go-ahead score a little more than a minute later as the Vegas Golden Knights ... Read more »

Aryan Khan among top newsmakers in India

© Provided by Independent Online (IOL) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan took the second spot on Yahoo’s list of top newsmakers of 2021. This week Yahoo announced ... Read more »

Kyle Kuzma with a last basket of the period vs the Detroit Pistons

Kyle Kuzma (Washington Wizards) with a last basket of the period vs the Detroit Pistons, 12/08/2021 Read more »

Kyle Kuzma calls game-winner vs. Pistons among best moments of his career

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Update your settings here to see it. Kuzma calls shot vs. Pistons a career highlight originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington ... Read more »

LeBron James gives props to Kyle Kuzma after game-winning three in Detroit

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Update your settings here to see it. LeBron James gives props to Kyle Kuzma after game-winning three originally appeared on NBC ... Read more »

Ligue des champions : avec huit nations représentées en huitièmes de finale, la compétition s'ouvre (un peu) cette année

Salzburg et Benfica, qualifiés mercredi soir, seront avec l’Ajax et le Sporting Portugal les seuls clubs en dehors des cinq grands championnats présents en huitièmes de finale de la C1. ... Read more »

OM – Lokomotiv Moscou : les compos probables et les absents

L’Olympique de Marseille affronte le Lokomotiv Moscou en Ligue Europa. Découvrez les compositions probables et les absents des deux formations. © Icon Sport Jorge Sampaoli et l’OM affrontent le Lokomotiv ... Read more »

Van der Garde en Coronel verklaren overstap naar F1-zender Viaplay

© Sutton Images Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing, Pierre Gasly, Red Bull Racing en Giedo van der Garde Ten opzichte van het huidige team bij Ziggo Sport verdwijnen er best ... Read more »

Australian Open boss insists ‘there's no loophole' and Novak Djokovic and co must be fully vaccinated

All players – including Novak Djokovic – must be fully vaccinated to compete at the 2022 Australian Open with tournament director Craig Tiley confirming that no player has received any ... Read more »

F1 : Verstappen-Hamilton, les différents scénarios pour le titre de champion du monde au GP d'Abu Dhabi

Le dernier Grand Prix de la saison couronnera dimanche Max Verstappen (Red Bull) ou Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes). Les deux pilotes comptent le même nombre de points avant la course sur ... Read more »

Women walking away from GBV are learning skills to earn an income

© Provided by Times Live When Puleng Makaba decided to go to People Opposed to Women Abuse (Powa) for support after suffering abuse at the hands of a loved one, ... Read more »

There's more to it. Unlike Cronje to leave project unfinished - Adv Breytenbach

© Provided by CapeTalk Neither one of the NPA, ID or Saps are fully equipped for the gargantuan task they have – the political will to make it so is ... Read more »

Newman signs new three-year Leeds deal

Leeds’ highly-rated centre Harry Newman has pledged his future to the Rhinos after exploring options in Australia and rugby union. The 21-year-old, who had a year left on his current ... Read more »

Jenson Button makes bold title statement ahead of Lewis Hamilton vs Max Verstappen finale

Jenson Button has backed his former McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win the title this weekend ahead of a thrilling season finale fight with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen on Sunday. ... Read more »

Warriors' Jonathan Kuminga, Moses Moody explode for 62 in G League

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Update your settings here to see it. Kuminga, Moody explode for 62, monster dunks in G League win originally appeared on ... Read more »

Mazda2 2022: ¡clon del Toyota Yaris!

Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 Mazda2 2022 ... Read more »

Spurs' clash with Rennes postponed after Covid-19 outbreak

© Provided by Independent Online (IOL) London – Tottenham Hotspur announced the postponement of Thursday’s Europa Conference League clash with Rennes following a severe coronavirus outbreak at the Premier League ... Read more »

Philadelphia 76ers hold off Charlotte Hornets in close affair

Joel Embiid and Seth Curry combined for 55 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers hold off the Charlotte Hornets 110-106. Just two days after the Sixers narrowly beat the Hornets ... Read more »

Van de Beek met de grond gelijk gemaakt: ‘Zij zullen zich wel dom voelen'

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Donny van de Beek heeft het boetekleed aangetrokken na zijn fout in het Champions League-duel met Young Boys (1-1). De middenvelder van Manchester United verspeelde op ... Read more »

'My favourite club' - Bundesliga striker at Jurgen Klopp's former side dreaming of Liverpool transfer

Mainz forward Karim Onisiwo has admitted his dream would be to seal a transfer switch to Liverpool. The Austrian-born forward is currently representing one of Jurgen Klopp’s former Bundesliga sides ... Read more »

Coëfficiëntenpolonaise: profiteer van het mogelijke Nederlandse succes

© ProShots Coëfficiëntenpolonaise: profiteer van het mogelijke Nederlandse succes ADVERTORIAL – PSV moet in Baskenland de laatste stap naar overwintering in de Europa League zetten. Wat verwacht jij van de ... Read more »

Ligue des champions : quels adversaires potentiels pour le PSG et Lille en huitièmes de finale ?

Dispersés dans deux chapeaux différents, Lillois et Parisiens n’auront pas les mêmes options lors du tirage au sort des huitièmes de finale de la Ligue des champions lundi à Nyon ... Read more »

Ajax schakelt door en wil nu Geelen langer binden

© ProShots Ajax schakelt door en wil nu Geelen langer binden Na Marc Overmars hoopt Ajax spoedig een volgend directielid langer vast te leggen. Commercieel directeur Menno Geelen (39) kan ... Read more »

Incidents OL-OM: "cirque", "injustice" et "psychodrame" dans la presse après les sanctions

© Icon Sport Dimitri Payet touché par un projectile lors de OL-OM L’unité collective prônée avant les débats a rapidement volé en éclat. Les sanctions infligées contre l’OL (un point ... Read more »

BREAKING: Kaizer Chiefs welcome back several players to training at Naturena

© Provided by The South African Finally! Kaizer Chiefs welcomed back several players to training at Naturena after they returned from isolation and recovered from Covid. READ | SAFA SEND OUT ... Read more »

Manchester United: Ralf Rangnick justifie la nomination d'un psychologue

© Icon Ralf Rangnick Déjà qualifié pour les huitièmes de finale de Ligue des champions avant la dernière journée de la phase de groupes, Manchester United a fait tourner ce ... Read more »

Sturm Graz – Monaco : les compos probables et les absents

Monaco se déplace sur la pelouse de Sturm Graz en Autriche. Découvrez les compositions probables et les absents des deux formations. © Icon Sport Monaco affronte Sturm Graz Monaco se ... Read more »

Pittsburgh at Minnesota Prediction, Game Preview

© Provided by College Football News Pittsburgh at Minnesota prediction, game preview, how to watch: Thursday, December 9 Pittsburgh at Minnesota How To Watch Date: Thursday, December 9 Game Time: ... Read more »

Classement UEFA: Très bonne nouvelle pour la France !

© Fournis par Sports.fr Joie Lille L’Olympique de Marseille a la pression. Alors que Lille et le PSG poursuivront l’aventure en Ligue des champions, que l’Olympique Lyonnais et l’AS Monaco ... Read more »

Teden Mengi moment was highlight for Manchester United youngsters vs Young Boys

Youngsters get limited chance to impress With this game in the balance it was a drip-drip for Manchester United’s academy graduates coming off the bench, with defender Teden Mengi getting ... Read more »

PSG, un départ se dessine en coulisse

© Fournis par Sports.fr Georginio Wijnaldum devrait également être présent dans l’entrejeu. N’ayant pas réussi à gagner la confiance de Mauricio Pochettino, lors de ses titularisations en Ligue 1 en ... Read more »

Former Bills special teams ace Mark Pike passes away at 57

© Provided by Bills Wire Former Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Mark Pike passed away at the age of 57 on Wednesday. He had been battling non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Pike spent 13 ... Read more »

Scott-Crossley denies trying to run farmworker over

© Provided by SowetanLive “The manner in which I was speeding on that day if had hit Mabunda he was not going to survive… if I had driven over him ... Read more »

WATCH: Sam Kerr absolutely levels pitch-invading idiot during Chelsea's game against Juventus

© Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images Chelsea and Juventus played out a 0-0 draw in the Women’s Champions League group stages last night at Kingsmeadow, a result that doesn’t quite ... Read more »

Waarom Olav Mol en Jack Plooij niet werden benaderd door Viaplay

© Aangeboden door GPblog NL Met een nieuw team van analisten en commentatoren kiest Viaplay duidelijk voor een andere koers dan Ziggo Sport. In gesprek met GPblog legt Marco Zwaneveld ... Read more »

Expect rain for the rest of summer

© Provided by Times Live Expect rain and cooler weather this summer.  This is a prediction by professor in meteorology Willem Landman, known among his peers as the ‘father’ of seasonal forecasting ... Read more »

Thembisa residents drag municipality to court for contempt over housing

© Provided by SowetanLive A group of 133 aggrieved residents of an informal settlement in Thembisa, Ekurhuleni, are gearing up to once again drag the municipality to court for contempt ... Read more »

‘We will leave no stone unturned' — Sars warns tax fraudsters targeting eFiling profiles

© Provided by Times Live Sars issued a warning to taxpayers about incidents of unauthorised changes that were made to taxpayers’s eFiling profiles to defraud Sars and affected taxpayers.  Sars ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic