After resigning from a collision with Charles Leclerc, Max Verstappen was furious with FIE commissioners, who, in Monacan's view, should be penalized for an incident in the first round of the race.
After a good start, Verstappen fought for third place in the first corner, then Charles Leclerc ran into him, which greatly angered the Dutchman.
Verstappen poured out his anger after a radio call when the team informed him that Fia would not investigate the incident:
“What? Where are you supposed to go? Leclerc flew directly into my car. “
Dutch who prematurely ended the race in 17 due to a damaged car. after his resignation, he said:
I don't know what I could have done differently. Leclerc lost downforce behind another car, but now he's experienced enough to know it honestly. The whole car was destroyed and punched. I don't know what Leclerc has to do to punish him. I like to race hard, but it was simply an irresponsible ride.