Verstappen hits back at Hamilton: ‘Maybe he’s jealous of my success’ 

Verstappen hits back at Hamilton: ‘Maybe he’s jealous of my success’ 
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Verstappen hits back at Hamilton: ‘Maybe he’s jealous of my success’ 

Lewis Hamilton, speaking ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, questioned the caliber of Max Verstappen’s teammates and suggested that Verstappen’s dominance has received more attention than his own success with Mercedes. Hamilton pointed out that when he outqualified Valtteri Bottas by a significant margin, it wasn’t emphasized in the same way as when Verstappen outqualified Sergio Perez. He further stated that his teammates, including Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso, and Valtteri Bottas, have been stronger and more consistent than Verstappen’s teammates. In response, Verstappen suggested that Hamilton is jealous of his current success and advised him to focus on himself. Verstappen also mentioned that Mercedes seems to struggle with accepting defeat after years of dominance, but he believes it’s important to appreciate the accomplishments of others. Lastly, Verstappen acknowledged that during the years when Mercedes was dominant, they recognized they needed to work harder to compete with them.

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Source: Crash.net

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