The pilots of Formula 1 staged a brawl after the Brazilian Grand PrixNovember 12, 2018
Stage of Formula 1 in Brazil ended in a fight. The Dutch pilot of the Red Bull Max Team Max Verstappen and Force India driver Esteban Windows took part in the fight. The instigator of the fight was an athlete from the Netherlands. As a disciplinary measure, the FIA appointed the Dutchman two days of community service, which the pilot must conduct over the next 6 months.
The incident occurred due to the fact that during the race, Windows was lagging one lap, he tried to attack Verstappen. As a result, a collision occurred and the Dutchman’s car spun. The pilot Red Bull managed to continue the race, but was able to take only second place.
“The driver of the Mercedes, who is promised a seat for 2020, bumps into the leader – this is incredible. They should have told him: “This is a leader, he has new tires, do not attack him.” And then he gets a 10 second penalty. I was expecting a suspension for one race, “ – said in an interview with Motorsport-Magazin Red Bull advisor on motor racing Helmut Marko.
The winner of the Brazilian Grand Prix was Briton Lewis Hamilton. The second position – the Dutchman Max Verstappen, and the third – in Kimi Raikkonen.