Socialpost

Complete News World

Sebastian Vettel was criticized by a politician as a "hypocrisy".

Sebastian Vettel was criticized by a politician as a “hypocrisy”.

MUNICH – Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel received heavy criticism from Canada’s Environment Minister Sonia Savage at the Canadian Grand Prix after he previously made a statement about the country’s tar sands mining.

The phrase “Stop tar sands mining – climate crimes in Canada” was written on the shirt of the former Formula 1 world champion. Politician Savage did not have much time to make this statement.

Savage: “Peaks of Hypocrisy”

“I’ve seen a lot of hypocrisy over the years, but that really is the climax,” the environment minister said on Twitter. “Aston Martin-sponsored and Saudi Aramco-funded rider complains about tar sands mining”.

At the Formula 1 press conference, Vettel explained his protest: “It’s appalling to nature. Nothing like this should be allowed.”

Savage to Vettel: Formula 1 pedal cars?

On the other hand, Savage appealed on Twitter to pay attention to the ecological footprint of the individual, and eventually had a satirical suggestion for motorsport: “How about a Formula 1 pedal car?”

Want the hottest motorsport news, videos and data right on your smartphone? Then get the new running app with push notifications for the most important news in your favorite sport. Available on the App Store for apple And the Android.

See also  Ronaldo retreats from Manchester United in Bergamo - Champions League