He furiously called George Russell a "d***head" following the incident with the Englishman then accusing the world champion of spitting his "dummy out".
The ever-bullish Verstappen is not backing down however, telling De Telegraaf: “You know, I just say what I think and keep doing it."
Champ to do things his way
Verstappen has occasionally been criticised in the past for a lack of maturity both on and off the track with Sky pundit Rachel Brookes claiming the Dutchman was going back to his "old ways".
The 25-year-old dominated the 2022 season in record-breaking fashion but looks like he will be challenged much more closely this year.
He is only six points ahead of Sergio Perez in the Drivers Championship standings after the Red Bull pair won two races each from the first four.
As a result, the pressure will no doubt increase on Verstappen this year as he seeks to join an exclusive club of drivers to win three championship titles in a row, along with Juan Manuel Fangio, Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, and his great rival Lewis Hamilton.
He has suggested that it is not his business if people continue to have a pop at him, adding: "If people have a problem with that, that's their problem."
He also made a reference to the stick he received from Russell fans on social media saying it was “Especially from English people, I think."
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