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Verstappen facing backlash over 'idiot' comment

Max Verstappen may find himself in hot water with the FIA after slapping an 'idiot' label on the back of one of its Stewards. The Red Bull driver's bold and spectacular move on Kimi Raikkonen on the final lap of Sunday's US Grand Prix yielded nothing more than a miserable five-second penalty which demoted the Dutchman from third to fourth. Verstappen was understandably upset by the controversial call, as were F1's fans and indeed many within the paddock. "It's a shame we miss out on the podium as they take it away again but It's just one idiot steward who always makes the decisions up there against me," a frustrated Verstappen said after the race. "I hope the fans don't like...
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