Christian Horner was playfully caught on camera cheekily gesturing with the middle finger to Sky F1 pundit Ted Kravitz on the pit wall during FP2 at the Las Vegas Grand Prix
Even with a two-and-a-half-hour delay in FP2 caused by the Carlos Sainz incident in FP1, the session itself turned out to be relatively uneventful. The absence of fans in the stands added to the subdued atmosphere surrounding the session.
“Christian, where are the glasses? Christian, put the glasses back on,” shouted Kravitz to Horner.
“Oh, he’s giving me a happy little greeting. Every time I keep putting a complement Christian’s way, he doesn’t like it. I think his glasses, now that we’re approaching, well he is 50 and I’m approaching 50, both need the glasses now.
[Horner puts glasses on] “Oh, the glasses are on now. Excellent.”
Despite their playful exchange, the interaction between them was not hostile, as the two were observed engaging in a friendly conversation afterward.
The result ensures Perez will take second place in the drivers' championship, and with Verstappen having already won his third world title it means Red Bull take home a one-two finish in the drivers' standings for the first time in their history.
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