HUNGARORING, Hungary — Nico Hulkenberg has continued his feud with Kevin Magnussen, labelling the Haas driver a “wannabe Max Verstappen” just after their astonishing war of words and phrases just after the Hungarian Grand Prix.
After clashing on track late in the race, Hulkenberg confronted Magnussen in the Tv set pen and sarcastically congratulated him on currently being “the most unsportive” driver on the grid. Magnussen’s now-well-known reaction — “suck my balls, mate” — went viral on social media just after the race.
However Hulkenberg reconciled with Haas boss Guenther Steiner — who had labelled him a childish bully — at Budapest airport on Sunday evening, it appears he is not all set to fall the situation with Magnussen.
“I wish there have been as several individuals conversing about the race,” Hulkenberg wrote in his distinctive column for German station Sport1. “At the minute we have unique issues in Method A single than the balls of a wannabe Verstappen.
“I am not the variety of male to curry favour with the community just after the race, and I you should not have to have to insult a person. If I have a dilemma with anyone, I go ahead and say what’s on my intellect. But the supporters are content about seeing a sport in which competitors is currently being lived and anyone is speaking his intellect. This is the fun issue about F1, particularly with very hot-headed sensitive individuals.”
Hulkenberg added that he was ready to get Magnussen’s retort in fantastic humour.
“With Kevin it really is like owning a small brother. You know he is not ready to protect himself in any other way. Therefore, it really is straightforward to get his remarks with a smile on your face.”