George Russell has labelled Max Verstappen pathetic for his behaviour after their collision throughout the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Verstappen known as Russell a “d—head” after the Mercedes driver compelled him huge throughout the Baku dash race.
The reigning world champion later referred to Russell as “Princess George” in an interview with the Dutch media.
Russell likened Verstappen’s response to a child spitting out a pacifier, stating that the Crimson Bull driver is understood for related aggressive strikes.
“It was all slightly bit pathetic,” Russell advised Sky when requested concerning the response. “One thing you study as a child is that if you are going to give one thing, you have to be keen to take it as effectively.
“He is had his justifiable share of giving strikes like that and being robust and arduous at racing. It is slightly bit poor to see how he type of spat his dummy out when it was the primary time he most likely bought one thing again in the identical regard.”
Russell doesn’t anticipate the incident to grow to be a lingering problem.
“From my aspect there was nothing actually to say,” he stated. “I assumed it was good racing, thrilling racing. That is the one factor that occurred that weekend, it was fairly boring in any other case!
“We’re each drivers, we have been within the sport a very long time now and we’ve loads of expertise. We’ll have a chat and transfer on. And I assume we’ll snicker about it at some point.”