Hamilton defends Pérez against Marko’s prejudiced speeches and criticizes RBR

Lewis Hamilton was approached regarding Helmut Marko’s statements addressed to Sérgio Pérez. The Austrian leader had suggested that the driver’s performance and concentration were influenced by the fact that he was “South American”. The British driver expressed his dismay at the statements, classifying them as unacceptable, and also criticized Red Bull for not publicly speaking out in support of their member.

++ NBA Board of Governors approves measure that fines players’ rest

“I am not aware of what else was said; this is something that should be questioned with Checo. However, this is not something that can be resolved simply with an apology. A greater commitment is needed. Typically, when teams have individuals By making such comments, they often brush them aside or, at the very least, issue a statement repudiating this type of behavior. It is therefore notable that they (Red Bull Racing) have not done so thus far. However, it is not my team, and that’s not how we, at Mercedes, conduct our actions as a team”, said the seven-time champion.

++ Former NFL player Mike Williams dies in a construction accident

At the press conference in Singapore, where the race will be held this weekend, Pérez revealed that he accepted Marko’s apology and had already had a private conversation with the team’s consultant. The driver, who sports the number 11, emphasized his positive relationship with his former driver.

Despite Helmut’s offensive statement, it is important to note that Pérez is not South American; he is, in fact, a Latino, since he was born in Mexico, which speaks Spanish, a language of Latin origin. Mexico is part of North America, along with the United States and Canada.

Make sure to like our Facebook and Instagram pages for more Miami Cycling Show news.

Related Articles

Back to top button
Translate »