Esteban Ocon F1: Dutch reporter apologizes for calling Esteban Ocon, a ‘French f***’ while interviewing Lando Norris after Belgian Grand Prix.
After the end of Belgian Grand Prix, a Dutch reporter from Ziggo called Esteban Ocon a ‘French F***’ while asking about the battle between the two on track.
Now, the journalist has shown regret for using those words against the Renault driver and has tweeted to publicly apologize for his alleged mistake during the interview.
— Jack Plooij (@jackontracks) August 31, 2020
Ocon reportedly made no response to and haven’t made any public statement about this. But it is certain, a huge section of fans were not impressed by this.
Esteban Ocon abused by F1 reporter: watch the video
— McLaren (@McLarenF1) August 30, 2020
Mclaren still had a decent day considering they faced an early setback with Carlos Sainz not being able to start in the race due to an exhaust failure, but Norris fetched point by coming 7th.