Mark Thompson/Getty Images Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez
Sophie Kumpenthe mother of the Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen, is said to have accused the racer Sergio “Checo” Perez to be unfaithful to his wife. The allegation was made in a Message on their social networks, which was later deletedreports the newspaper The New York Post.
Verstappen and Pérez are teammates on the Red Bull team and just had a disagreement at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Verstappen reportedly refused to heed the Red Bull team’s order to let his teammate through at the race in Brazil, reportedly disappointing Checo Pérez.
“It shows who he really is,” Perez said of Verstappen, according to ESPN. Amid the controversy between the runners, Sophie Kumpen, Verstappen’s mother, allegedly accused Pérez on his social networks of being unfaithful to his wife Carola Martínez, the Daily Mail newspaper reports. The alleged message was later deleted.
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Mark Thompson/Getty Images Sergio Perez
Over the summer, the Mexican runner was in the eye of the hurricane after winning the Monaco Grand Prix in June after photos and videos emerged of the runner allegedly dancing with several women on a yacht and sharing it with a woman who wasn’t him belonged light woman.
Pérez, 32, later issued a public apology to Carola Martínez, the mother of his children. “It was a bad party that I couldn’t control at the level of who I am, but it was just that, a very bad party. The people around me know my values and the kind of person I am bin bin,” he said on that occasion.