Iconic Formulation 1 commentator Martin Brundle has revisited his viral encounter with Megan Thee Stallion and her bodyguards at america Grand Prix, mentioning with a touch of sarcasm that they’d made him “mildly well-known”.
Brundle tried to get a phrase with the American rapper throughout his pre-race grid stroll at Monday’s (AEDT) grand prix in Texas, solely to have his path blocked by a safety guard.
Whereas Megan appeared pleased to do a interview with Brundle on Sky Sports activities’ protection, the bodyguard made it troublesome.
It wasn’t lengthy earlier than a second member of Megan’s assist crew had intervened, telling Brundle, “you may’t try this”.
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“I can try this, as a result of I did,” Brundle shot again as Megan was ushered away.
Brundle took to Twitter earlier this week to take exception to the behaviour of Megan’s safety guards.
“Bodyguards visiting the grid for the primary time do not hassle me; everybody’s acquired a job to do,” Brundle wrote.
“However they might possibly study some manners and respect on our patch.”
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Brundle, who drove in Formulation 1 within the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, has since given a light-hearted tackle the fiasco.
“I did chuckle on Monday,” Brundle wrote in his newest Sky Sports activities column.
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“After all of the blood, sweat, tears and damaged bones, the wonderful victories and dismal failures, the monstrous crashes, the quadruple stints on a treacherous wet night time in Le Mans, guiding a 1250-BHP flying bedsted by Monaco qualifying, together with 25 years of broadcasting, I’ve lastly grow to be mildly well-known for being ignored by celebrities, whereas concurrently being swatted to at least one facet by a person mountain and instructed off by a Malfoy lookalike probably attending his first F1 race.
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“My grid-walk return after two years was most likely a bit too cheeky in Austin however nonetheless numerous enjoyable.
“Really, my actual declare to fame is that I as soon as performed snooker with (British singer-songwriter) Mark Knopfler, and what a beautiful bloke he was, too.”
Max Verstappen of Crimson Bull gained america Grand Prix to increase his lead on the earth championship from six factors to 12 over Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Hamilton pushed arduous to catch Verstappen over the ultimate lap of the race however finally fell 1.3 seconds brief.
The Formulation 1 world championship is now set to go to Mexico subsequent weekend.
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