Max Verstappen has criticised the “disgusting” behaviour of some spectators in Hungary after a video on social media showed them burning a Mercedes cap.

Reports emerged on Friday that spectators at the Hungaroring had been seen burning Lewis Hamilton merchandise.

Apparently decked out in Verstappen supporter kit, the fan set the cap on fire with the moment caught on camera by a passing car.

Verstappen has condemned it.

“That’s of course not acceptable,” he said.

“I mean, these individuals… No, I definitely don’t agree with that because that’s just disgusting.

“But overall, I think the majority of the fans which also were cheering a lot, I think throughout the race and also on the podium for every driver, I think that’s how it should be.

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