Max Verstappen has asked F1 viewers not to react like football fans after a series of hostile atmospheres in recent weeks.

The Dutchman was booed at Silverstone and the Orange Army did the same to Lewis Hamilton last time

with Verstappen urging those present to enjoy the on-track battles.

Max Verstappen has asked F1 viewers not to react like football fans after a series of hostile atmospheres in recent weeks.

The tension between the individual fans of the stars after the thrilling battle between Verstappen and Hamilton last year is evidently still not abating.

It all came to a head in the final lap of the final race in Abu Dhabi, where Verstappen overtake at the last minute thanks to a little help from FIA race

British fans made their feelings known at Silverstone earlier this month, drowning out Verstappen's talks with a chorus of boos.

" Verstappen told F1-Insider. "These are the fans that we consciously perceive, very loudly.