Aug.4 - Lewis Hamilton has pointed the finger at Red Bull after being loudly booed and jeered by spectators after the recent Hungarian GP.

The seven time world champion, who has returned to his home in Monaco as the new championship leader, said he thinks comments made by Red Bull's top bosses in the wake of recent incidents contributed to the negative reaction.

"When I think about everything that has been said by the team management of our opponents, it didn't come as a surprise to me," the Mercedes driver was quoted by Speed Week when asked about the booing.

"I think some people should think about it during the summer break, because I find some of the statements to be unacceptable.

"We need to be careful with our words, especially when we think of children who are watching. We should be role models, encouraging people to spread positivity.

"As a sport, we have a certain responsibility. These relationships should be discussed in the coming days, but whatever happens, I won't let any of it get in my way.

"I'm really proud of my team, who stayed calm in this hurricane of emotions. In the days after Silverstone, we went to Hungary and performed well," Hamilton added.

Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko, however, is unlikely to let up - especially as he is now accusing Hamilton of being hypocritical about his own public complaints.

"You can only shake your head after hearing Hamilton's radio during his duel with Alonso," he told f1-insider.com.

"He said what Alonso was doing in the fast corners was dangerous, but how does he rate his action in Copse corner - one of the fastest corners in Formula 1?" Marko added.

Even Alonso seemed to agree, telling Ziggo Sport that "Lewis always complains" about other drivers on track.

"I didn't hear anything from the FIA, so I guess I was fine," the Spaniard added.


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6 F1 Fan comments on “Hamilton says Red Bull Racing should rethink their Silverstone comments

  1. ReallyOldRacer

    Whole lot of people out there throwing rocks at glass houses. New FIA regulation proposal: No person in any way associated, past or present, with a proper motor racing team is allowed to use social media as a communication tool.

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  2. madra mor

    i thought hamas liked the booing it made him stronger and all that bull.the hungarian crowd booood him because he took max out ,took the peoples favourite out.he has only himself to blame .roll on dutch gp

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  3. Ste

    Only one way to put the greatest driver ever story to be for lewis.
    Swap seats with george russell,this will show how easy it is to win in that merc and also see how good lewis really is in a slow car at back of the the grid,
    No one can ever beat his titles so show us what ya really got lewis and how many points the best driver ever can get from back of grid.
    Never will happen

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