Red Bull driver Max Verstappen lashes out at rivals after Formula 1 budget cap breach claims

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was not happy to hear accusations from rival teams that they exceeded the cost cap during the 2021 season.

Controversy surrounding the 2021 Formula 1 season seems to never end.

While the way the season was decided with Verstappen seemingly being handed the Driver’s Championship on a silver platter has been well documented and discussed, there are now rumours circulating that two teams may have breached the agreed budget cap.

It is believed the FIA are preparing to officially announce that two of the 10 teams went above the $145-million cap.

Obviously, speculation has gone into overdrive with many believing Red Bull is one of the culprits.

Mercedes and Ferrari have both called for heavy sanctions to be imposed on the teams caught breaking the cap but Verstappen hit back strongly, suggesting they should keep their “mouths shut” about the issue.

“I know where it [the speculation] comes from, so for me it’s OK,” Verstappen said. “With what I hear from the team, yes [I’m confident].

“Of course, then other teams start to talk about it while they have no information, and I find that a bit silly. Just keep your mouths shut.”

If found guilty, there is an outside chance that Verstappen could be stripped of his maiden Formula 1 Driver’s Championship title.

If this happens, Hamilton would be given the award and bring him level with Michael Schumacher as an eight-time Formula 1 champion.

“I’ve not really given it much attention to be honest,” he said.

“It’s all whispers at the moment and I don’t know enough about it to be able to make a sensible comment. I’m not thinking particularly anything.

“I’m proud of my team for the diligence they’ve done to run to the rules and I honestly have full confidence in Mohammed [Ben Sulayem], in the way that he has conducted himself to this point, in terms of being strict and being clear with the rules.

“Rules are rules and for those sorts of things, which can lead to real alterations in terms of car performance and those sorts of things, we definitely have to take it seriously.

“But as I said, I don’t know if it’s true or not. So we’ll see.”

News Related

OTHER NEWS

Fears rise that UC strike could have long-lasting consequences on vaunted research, teaching

As the nation’s largest ever strike of higher-education academic workers enters its third week Monday, with the crunch time of final exams just days away, fears are rising over long-lasting ... Read more »

Editorial: Measure ULA is the best gift Karen Bass could get as mayor

Here are two heartening things that happened in the past few weeks: the passage of Measure ULA, which will provide hundreds of millions of dollars annually to build affordable housing ... Read more »

Column: 30 years of masa dreams at a tamale festival in Indio

INDIO, Calif. —  When Juan Carlos Barajas was growing up in the 1990s in the Coachella Valley, the Indio International Tamale Festival was an annual treat. It was “the thing to ... Read more »

The Times podcast: A decade of downers with DACA

Listen to this episode of The Times: For the last decade, about 800,000 individuals who came to the United States as children but have no legal status have been protected ... Read more »

Inside months of chaos at L.A. County’s juvenile halls: lockdowns, staff shortages

The desperation pervading Los Angeles County’s juvenile halls can be distilled into a single incident and its aftermath. A veteran probation officer — too afraid of retaliation to reveal their ... Read more »

La nueva historia turca de la pantalla chica ‘Amor y Traición’ trae de vuelta a Akin Akınözü

Para nadie es un secreto que las historias turcas han logrado atrapar la atención de la audiencia hispana de los Estados Unidos y es por ello que las cadenas estadounidenses ... Read more »

People in China: tell us about the zero-Covid policy protests

Photograph: Mark R Cristino/EPA Protests over China’s Covid restrictions have spread to several cities, with demonstrations in Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Wuhan and Guangzhou following a deadly fire in the far ... Read more »

Social media app Frog reveals success of SUPmarket pop-up activation

With searches for ‘immersive experience’ reaching their highest point in five years this summer, Gen Z social media app Frog reveals the success of its pop-up activation - the SUPmarket. Read more »

'Don't look for excuses or problems': Sergio Aguero fires back at Canelo Alvarez after the world champion boxer threatened Lionel Messi for appearing to kick a Mexico shirt and flag following Argentina's win over his country

Canelo Alvarez had threatened Lionel Messi after Argentinian brushed shirtVideo from dressing room appeared to show Messi kicking a Mexico shirtHappened as Argentina were celebrating their crucial World Cup victory Sergio Aguero defended his compatriot telling Canelo not to look for 'problems'Follow Sportsmail's daily World Cup live blog for all updates from Qatar  Read more »

China further eases restrictions but reaffirms zero-COVID stance amid protests

Authorities eased anti-virus rules in scattered areas but affirmed China’s severe “zero- COVID” strategy Monday after crowds demanded President Xi Jinping resign during protests against controls that confine millions of ... Read more »

Bronx mom described by relatives as obsessed with demons charged with murdering her two young sons

Dimone Fleming and her older son who died, Daishawn Fleming (Obtained by Daily News) The young Bronx mother described by relatives as obsessed with demons has been charged with murdering ... Read more »

Iran supreme leader's niece calls on governments to cut ties with 'murderous and child-killing regime'

Farideh Moradkhani, a well-known rights activist, made the comments in a video posted online two days after she was arrested. Read more »

Migrants moved from Manston to UK hotels as diphtheria cases rising among asylum seekers

Migrants are being moved from processing centre after suffering from . There have been dozens of suspected cases of the highly contagious disease among asylum seekers among those who have ... Read more »

Will Smith is on ‘probation’ with Black Hollywood. But it may not last much longer

The evening that Tyler Perry is calling one of his “most heartbreaking” happened eight months ago. But the memory is still fresh — and hurtful. “I felt the pain of ... Read more »

The vanilla iQOO 11 tipped to arrive in five variants

Photo courtesy of GSMArena iQOO Malaysia has confirmed that the iQOO 11 5G is coming to Malaysia. The series is scheduled to debut in China on 2 December and will ... Read more »

Shop the best Cyber Monday KitchenAid mixer deals for 2022

New York Post Composite Ready to mix things up this Cyber Monday and beyond? After shopping the normal bedding, fashion and beauty finds, take a step back and into the ... Read more »

Mom of Bronx boys found fatally stabbed in bathtub charged with murder

Dimone Fleming, 22, of The Bronx, was charged Sunday night with multiple counts of murder in the stabbing deaths of her two sons, ages 11 months and 3 years. Facebook/Dimone ... Read more »

Mike White makes everyone happy

AP As the saying goes, the most popular player in football is the backup quarterback. Reintroduce yourself to Mike White, who, even though he is starting, is a backup quarterback ... Read more »

Ben White is MISSING from training due to an illness, James Maddison's in good spirits as he fights for full fitness, and lack of minutes has put Phil Foden on his knees! Inside the England camp ahead of Tuesday's clash with Wales

England trained on Monday ahead of their final Group B game against WalesBen White was missing due to illness but James Maddison trained once againHarry Kane continued to manage his swollen ankle but took part in trainingOut of favour playmaker Phil Foden was pictured on his knees during the sessionLIVE BLOG: Follow all the latest and breaking World Cup news in our blog here Click here for the latest World Cup 2022 news, fixtures, live action and results Read more »

Jordan Henderson set to replace 19-year-old Jude Bellingham for England's crunch World Cup clash with Wales after poor outing in Three Lions' disappointing draw with USA 

Jordan Henderson is set to replace Jude Bellingham for England on TuesdayHenderson replaced Bellingham in the second half in the draw against USAEngland manager Gareth Southgate will now go with experience over youthEngland will a result if they want to top the group ahead of the knockout roundClick here for the latest World Cup 2022 news, fixtures, live action and results Read more »

Granit Xhaka reveals he jokingly warned he will 'smash' Arsenal team-mates Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli when Switzerland play Brazil at the World Cup... as the midfielder claims they are 'WORRIED' about facing him

Club loyalties will have to be abandoned on Monday as Switzerland face Brazil Granit Xhaka is likely to come up against Arsenal teammate Gabriel Jesus The midfielder joked he would 'smash' him and Gabriel Martinelli in the game Follow Sportsmail's live blog for all the World Cup news and updates from Qatar Brazil vs Switzerland LIVE: Both teams aiming to secure place in last 16  Click here for the latest World Cup 2022 news, fixtures, live action and results Read more »

Football: Fifa lifts ban on Kenya's scandal-hit national body

NAIROBI – Fifa has lifted a ban on Kenya’s national football federation, following the government’s decision to reinstate the body after disbanding it over corruption allegations, the country’s sports minister ... Read more »

Rigobert Song’s boldness backfires as Cameroon miss Andre Onana’s star quality

Cameroon’s enigmatic manager Rigobert Song is no stranger to a World Cup finals. His country’s record-caps holder, he played at four World Cups from 1994-2010 and shares a feat with ... Read more »

‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Oscar Winner Catherine Martin To Be Honored With Australia’s Highest Cinema Award

Catherine Martin AACTA Oscar and Bafta-winning costume, production and set designer and producer Catherine Martin is to be honored by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) with ... Read more »

Monkeypox renamed ‘mpox’ by WHO following racism concerns

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist. The UN health agency ... Read more »

Kate Keltie: who was her Neighbours character? What has actress said about stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis

Kate Keltie, 36, who is best known for playing Michelle Scully in Neighbours, revealed this month that she had been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. The Australian actress starred ... Read more »

Cameroon fight back to draw with Serbia in World Cup thriller

Cameroon fought back from two goals down to force a thrilling 3-3 draw with Group G rivals Serbia at the Al Janoub Stadium. Read more »

Stocks Making the Biggest Moves in the Premarket: Apple, Taboola, Biogen and More

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Apple (AAPL) – Apple could reportedly see a production shortfall of close to 6 million iPhone Pro models ... Read more »

Ben White sits out England’s World Cup training ahead of Wales showdown due to illness

Ben White missed England training (Steven Paston/PA) (PA Wire) Ben White missed England training through illness on the eve of the World Cup clash with Wales. Gareth Southgate’s men will ... Read more »

Cameroon battle to thrilling six-goal draw against Serbia

Cameroon fought to a draw (Nick Potts/PA) (PA Wire) Cameroon fought back from two goals down to force a thrilling 3-3 draw with Group G rivals Serbia at the Al ... Read more »

Monkeypox to be renamed mpox: WHO

GENEVA – Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox in English, the World Health Organisation announced on Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation stemming from the existing name. Monkeypox received ... Read more »

Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar in shock after audacious scoop goal against Serbia is given

Cameroon star Vincent Aboubakar scored one of the goals of the 2022 World Cup so far after his audacious scoop was given following a VAR check in a thrilling clash ... Read more »

South Korea vs Ghana LIVE: World Cup 2022 team news and line-ups from Group H fixture

✕ Close Fifa World Cup: Results and reaction from day eigh South Korea and Ghana meet in Group H of the World Cup 2022 in Qatar today. Each side is ... Read more »

The ultimate guide to the Italian lakes from Maggiore to the Venice Lagoon and where to stay

Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona (Hotel Eden Roc/Olivia Pulver & Sarah Vonesch) Since Roman times, Italy has been the seat of European culture, beauty, and impeccable design. And, in recent years, ... Read more »

Road to PGA Tour goes through Thailand for Hong Kong’s Leon D’Souza, as Q-school reaches final stage

Playing on the PGA Tour has been Leon D’Souza’s goal since he was 13 years old, and the Hongkonger will take another stop towards making that a reality in Thailand ... Read more »

Stock up on work and home essentials with a Sam's Club membership

As both where we work and the technology we use to get work done changes, being able to stock up on what we need for our professional and personal lives ... Read more »

China’s strict anti-COVID policies prompt rare calls for President Xi Jinping’s ouster

Protests against China’s strict anti-COVID measures have turned into calls for the ouster of President Xi Jinping. “Xi Jinping! Step down! CCP, step down!” protesters in Shanghai yelled Sunday, rebuking ... Read more »

ALLAN WERNICK: How employers can sponsor a worker for a green card

Q. Can I sponsor my employee for a green card? Jules, San Fernando Valley, Calif. A. U.S. law allows for employers to sponsor needed workers. We call these “employment-based” green ... Read more »

Emergencies Act inquiry to study rights and freedoms in public policy phase

The inquiry into the Liberal government’s historic choice to invoke the Emergencies Act to quell weeks-long demonstrations against COVID-19 mandates last winter is now moving into its public policy phase. ... Read more »

Four-day working week UK: how it works, benefits, which companies have switched - and do employees lose pay?

One hundred companies in the UK have signed up to a permanent switch to a four-day working week without cutting any pay from employees. The 4 Day Week Campaign hopes ... Read more »
Breaking thailand news, thai news, thailand news Verified News Story Network