Sergio Perez gifted his Red Bull crew-mate Max Verstappen a spyglass subsequent his world title earn around Lewis Hamilton. Verstappen was hit with a steep £43,000 high-quality in November for touching Hamilton’s motor vehicle soon after qualifying at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Crimson Bull had been complaining as they thought Mercedes’ rear wing was bending, which is against the FIA guidelines.
Verstappen felt the need to personally inspect his opponent’s motor vehicle soon after qualifying but that landed him in incredibly hot h2o with the authorities.
The Dutchman fumed just after becoming strike with the steep penalty, insisting that the F1 chiefs would spend his cash on food items and wine.
But Perez has tried out to help his workforce-mate from finding into any foreseeable future trouble by giving him a spyglass to choose a in-depth look from afar.
Perez introduced Verstappen with a card that read: “My following gift to you is not so a lot an product alone but how considerably this item is heading to conserve you revenue in the extended operate.
“I know you like to inspect your rival setups but it can be pricey if you contact their vehicle.
“So, make sure you use this gift to spy in the long run and it may possibly help you save you some cash.”
Perez handed in excess of the gift to Verstappen and reported: “This will save you a ton of income person.
“You can deliver this to all the races and place it in your car.”
The 24-calendar year-old put the spyglass to his eye immediately after opening it and reported: “I see a flexible rear wing there, hi!”
The online video then mocked up an picture of Verstappen having a glimpse at Hamilton’s rear wing by way of the lens.
Verstappen and Perez have a good comradery throughout the Xmas video clip place alongside one another by Crimson Bull.
Verstappen gave his Mexican staff-mate a gift in return which study on the card as a ‘brand new Honda NSX’, which is worth all-around £120,000.
Perez was stunned and reported: “Wow, that is genuinely awesome from you, thank you.”
But when he opened his up coming gift it was a miniature edition of the vehicle, which was amusing Verstappen.
“You have completed fairly nicely this calendar year, you could have bought me the genuine NSX,” Perez chuckled when the realisation hit that he had been duped.