Esteban Ocon F1: Dutch reporter apologizes for calling Esteban Ocon, a ‘French f***’ whereas interviewing Lando Norris after Belgian Grand Prix.
After the tip of Belgian Grand Prix, a Dutch reporter from Ziggo referred to as Esteban Ocon a ‘French F***’ whereas asking concerning the battle between the 2 on observe.
Now, the journalist has proven remorse for utilizing these phrases in opposition to the Renault driver and has tweeted to publicly apologize for his alleged mistake in the course of the interview.
“There was a commotion about my query to about . Each are high athletes and I’ve by no means the intention to hurt or abuse anyone!! Apologies!!” he tweeted.
There was commotion about my query to about . Each are high athletes and i’ve by no means the intention to hurt or abuse anyone!! Apologies!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Jack Plooij (@jackontracks)
Ocon reportedly made no response to and haven’t made any public assertion about this. However it’s sure, an enormous part of followers weren’t impressed by this.
Esteban Ocon abused by F1 reporter: watch the video
Whereas Norris was requested this query, the British driver was shocked by the journalist’s conduct and couldn’t muster a response and ended up bursting slightly snicker.
Although in response to the journalist, Norris mentioned, “The Renault slowed up rather a lot, nearly stopped on the observe. For me and in my eyes, you aren’t allowed to go unnecessarily slowly,” he mentioned.
Sadly, won’t begin the after an exhaust failure on the best way to the grid.
— McLaren (@McLarenF1)
Mclaren nonetheless had a good day contemplating they confronted an early setback with Carlos Sainz not having the ability to begin within the race because of an exhaust failure, however Norris fetched level by coming seventh.