user icon

Video: Ocon and Verstappen clash in parc ferme

  • Published on 11 Nov 2018 20:01
  • comments 10
  • By: Fergal Walsh

Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon came together for a second time on Sunday after the Dutchman confronted the Force India driver after the race. Verstappen was upset with Ocon after the two collided on the circuit during the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Verstappen was leading the race after extending his first stint, pitting and overtaking on tyres that were one step softer and 16 laps younger. Verstappen had then lapped Ocon on the super soft tyres, but the Frenchman tried to come back at his former F3 rival.

Ocon tried to go around the outside at Turn 1, and when Verstappen turned in for the next corner, the front left tyre of Ocon, which sent them both into a spin. After the race, Verstappen got aggressive with Ocon as they were being weighed.

BBC pundit and former Grand Prix driver Jolyon Palmer said: "Ocon was in 16th position. For race position, it's a bad move. When you're a lap behind, it's an outrage. That is the worst bit of driving I've seen."

Mansell

Posts: 104

get that dutchy some anger management

  • 1
  • Nov 11 2018 - 20:37

Replies (10)

Login to reply
  • xoya

    Posts: 583

    Hartley was like: "meh!". :D

    • + 0
    • Nov 11 2018 - 20:15
    • boudy

      Posts: 1,168

      Exactly "Meh" is the correct word.

      • + 0
      • Nov 11 2018 - 21:03
  • Mansell

    Posts: 104

    get that dutchy some anger management

    • + 1
    • Nov 11 2018 - 20:37
    • Mansell... wasnt that the guy who grabbed Senna by the throat once? Stuff of legends! We need more passion like this in racing. The kids will kiss and make up when the dust settles

      • + 0
      • Nov 11 2018 - 21:33
  • Kean

    Posts: 692

    Dumb ass thing of Verstappen to do. He has everybody on his side during the race, because Ocon was the dumb ass there. But what Verstappen does after the race makes him the bigger dumb ass.

    • + 1
    • Nov 11 2018 - 21:10
    • Lose a win and 4th place in the championship? How much controle would you expert? And how much did happen there?

      • + 0
      • Nov 11 2018 - 21:19
    • Enough control that you don't assault your opponent. If you do, then there are penalties and that's it. Not a huge deal. But he was probably one punch away from a race ban or some massive fine. This is not effing Nascar. Fighting for show is not part of the sport.

      • + 1
      • Nov 11 2018 - 23:03
  • Oscar-worthy acting by Ocon there, as if he prepped his response for this very likely occurrence. Shows Ocon being smarter off track. VER should've just told him he hoped he would stay out of a 2019 drive.

    • + 0
    • Nov 11 2018 - 21:33
    • boudy

      Posts: 1,168

      Max will learn from this and it's actually an very cheap price to pay for situation. Next time when there is an championship at stake he will make sure that he doesn't get caught by this type of action of a lesser driver.

      • + 0
      • Nov 11 2018 - 23:47
  • f1ski

    Posts: 726

    f1 needs this type of excitement

    • + 0
    • Nov 12 2018 - 02:44

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

BE Grand Prix of Belgium

Local time 

Related news

World Championship standings 2022

Show full world champion standings

Test calendar

See full test schedule

Give your opinion!

Will Bottas challenge Hamilton for the world championship in 2020?

Driver profile

  • Team Red Bull Racing
  • Points 2,012
  • Podiums 77
  • Grand Prix 163
  • Country NL
  • Date of b. Sep 30 1997 (25)
  • Place of b. Hasselt (Belgie), NL
  • Weight 70 kg
  • Length 1.8 m
Show full profile

Team profile

Show full profile

Formula 1 Calendar - 2022

Date
Grand Prix
Circuit
-
Spain
-
Bahrain
18 - Mar 20
Bahrain
25 - Mar 27
Saudi Arabia
8 - Apr 10
Australia
22 - Apr 24
Italy
6 - May 8
United States of America
20 - May 22
Spain
27 - May 29
Monaco
10 - Jun 12
Azerbaijan
17 - Jun 19
Canada
1 - Jul 3
United Kingdom
8 - Jul 10
Austria
22 - Jul 24
France
29 - Jul 31
Hungary
26 - Aug 28
Belgium
2 - Sep 4
Netherlands
9 - Sep 11
Italy
30 - Oct 2
Singapore
7 - Oct 9
Japan
21 - Oct 23
United States of America
28 - Oct 30
Mexico
11 - Nov 13
Brazil
18 - Nov 20
United Arab Emirates
See full schedule

Formula 1 Calendar - 2022

Date
Grand Prix & Circuit
18 - Mar 20
25 - Mar 27
Saudi Arabia Jeddah Street Circuit
8 - Apr 10
Australia Albert Park
22 - Apr 24
6 - May 8
United States of America Miami International Autodrome
20 - May 22
27 - May 29
Monaco Monte Carlo
10 - Jun 12
Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit
17 - Jun 19
1 - Jul 3
United Kingdom Silverstone
8 - Jul 10
Austria Red Bull Ring
22 - Jul 24
France Paul Ricard
29 - Jul 31
Hungary Hungaroring
26 - Aug 28
2 - Sep 4
Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort
9 - Sep 11
Italy Monza
30 - Oct 2
7 - Oct 9
21 - Oct 23
United States of America Circuit of the Americas
28 - Oct 30
11 - Nov 13
Brazil Interlagos
18 - Nov 20
United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit
See full schedule
show sidebar