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Massa warns Verstappen over Brazilian commnets

  • Published on 17 Apr 2017 12:09
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Felipe Massa has warned Max Verstappen over comments that the Dutchman made about Brazilians to media following the intense and close qualifying session on Saturday.

Verstappen felt that his fastest lap in the session in Q3 was ruined by Massa, but said he would not seek him out to have words with him, as he said: "He is Brazilian, so there is not much to talk about."

However, after hearing those comments, Massa went to find Dutchman Verstappen to give him some words of advice, telling him to be careful what he says to the media.

"I told him 'Be careful with what you say, because you still need to go to Brazil to race there. Be careful what you say. For sure it's wasn't right to talk about Brazilians without knowing what he's talking about," Massa told UOL Esporte.

Massa also disagrees with Verstappen's previous comment, about how his lap was interrupted by the 35-year-old. 

"I didn't even stop him," Massa insisted. "Maybe I was the scapegoat because he couldn't get ahead of his teammate, so someone had to be to blame. It was the same between me and Hulkenberg, but did you see one complaining about the other?"

 

Fergal Walsh

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  • Of course what else do we expect from hypekids these days? It is the symptom of the so called entitled generation. This one being filled with no real redeemable qualities apart from riding the hype train.

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    • Apr 17 2017 - 15:59
    • FatMike

      Posts: 153

      Ugh the grapes are sour.... You should really just grab life by the balls instead of going all melancholic. I almost had the idea you were Felipe himself

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      • Apr 17 2017 - 18:27
    • kajin

      Posts: 193

      Hypekids....do you have a new explanation for him...what massa did was wrong...massa is the one who did tolk crap about max all the time....it was wrong to come back in f1 ...to old and colourless.

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      • Apr 17 2017 - 19:50
    • No real redeemable qualities ???? Are we talking about the McLaren-Honda combination now?? Get real

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      • Apr 17 2017 - 20:30
    • Oh look! the idiot fanbois have come out of the woodworks, Trololo. Yup the hypeboy is all hot air with no redeemable qualities.

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      • Apr 19 2017 - 19:10
  • Definitely his immaturity showing again. Talking before thinking. Not such a wise move pissing off the whole country of Brazil so early in his career. Time for some damage control Max.

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    • Apr 17 2017 - 19:42
  • Fergal, don't you have a spellchecker? Better watch out, those Brazilian Comm Nets gonna get ya!

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    • Apr 17 2017 - 19:44
  • Max remark about brazilians was not a very wise thing to do. Massa is clearly distracting the focus of his action. What he did was respectless and he knows. He can expect a retreat from Max, that's for sure.

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    • Apr 17 2017 - 20:28
  • It was mature of Massa to treat the situation the way he did, instead of dragging the Redbull brand and Brazilian nationalism into the mix to put pressure on Max.

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    • Apr 17 2017 - 22:44

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