Max has another dig at Netflix over Norris treatment

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Max has another dig at Netflix over Norris treatment

Max Verstappen has hit out once more at ‘Drive to Survive’ – this time taking challenge with their portrayal of Lando Norris within the newest collection.

The World Champion has withdrawn his co-operation for the Netflix docuseries, now not contributing any interviews as he feels rivalries are faked.

“From my aspect as a driver, I don’t like being a part of it,” mentioned Verstappen final autumn. “They faked just a few rivalries which don’t actually exist. I’m not likely a dramatic present type of individual. I simply need details and actual issues to occur.”

Norris lately objected to the way in which his relationship together with his McLaren team-mate Daniel Ricciardo was introduced within the ‘Drive to Survive’ collection masking the 2021 season, believing occasions had been proven out of sequence to attempt to recommend extra friction than was truly the case.

Verstappen, who will get on effectively with each drivers, didn’t prefer it both.

Max has another dig at Netflix over Norris treatment

“They attempt to choose moments all through the season and fabricate it in a method,” mentioned Verstappen at a press convention earlier than the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend motion received beneath method, quoted by ESPN.

“For me personally, what I didn’t like was about Lando and Daniel. I believe they’re two nice guys, very nice initially, they usually made it appear to be Lando was a little bit of a d*ck, which he isn’t in any respect.

“I do know Lando and I believe many individuals know Lando. He’s a humorous man, an important man, he has an important character and if you have a look at that episode you suppose ‘who is that this man, what’s happening?’

“I believe if you end up new to the game and also you’ve by no means seen a System 1 automotive usually, they do like him and why ought to that be? As a result of he’s an important man. You simply instantly get a improper image of an individual and that’s precisely what I take into consideration me to start with.

“I’m somebody who, if you wreck it from the beginning, you don’t repair it, that’s it, you’ve ruined it. In order that’s my stance and that’s how I’ll go ahead.”


Verstappen was additionally involved that, having determined to not be interviewed for the newest collection, he nonetheless nonetheless featured in what he suspected was previous footage.

“I watched just a few episodes of the final one and I used to be shocked I instantly discovered myself speaking in it,” mentioned the Dutchman.

“It’s in all probability stuff from 2018 or one thing they picked up and used once more about combating and what I love to do. That after all was not right – I might already hear my voice was a bit completely different.

“Lots of occasions I used to be saying stuff they usually had the beam [microphone] round, so I’ve to be a bit extra cautious with that. It’s simply not my factor.”




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