F1 commentator Martin Brundle snubs Aussie star Oscar Piastri before Singapore GP: “He was so disrespectful”

Oscar Piastri was interviewed just before a race in the Singapore GP by Martin Brundle, a British former racing driver who is best known as a Formula One driver and a commentator for ITV Sports. He was then totally ignored and left alone by the Australian star due to his unacceptable behavior.

Fans have shown their condolences to Oscar due to the absolute disrespect Martin showed him as he turned his attention to another F1 driver, Esteban Ocon, while wishing him “happy birthday” as Oscar walked away from the interview.

F1 commentator Martin Brundle snubs Aussie star Oscar Piastri

An F1 great turned reporter, Martin Brundle, was slammed as “rude” and “disrespectful” after blanking Aussie Oscar Piastri at the Singapore Grand Prix. Despite being a public figure himself, his behavior was considered unethical by many F1 fans globally.

Although Oscar walked away at that moment, he was feeling very low, with diminishing confidence due to Brundle’s comment as noticed by his fans. Along with Martin’s ignorance towards him, he also passed out a very harsh comment that said, “Oscar, bad luck in qualifying, you’ve got some work to do in the race.”

via Sky Sports

“Yeah, we’ll try our best and see if we can…” Piastri replied, trying to somehow tackle the situation.

However, Brundle turned his attention to Esteban Ocon, shouting, “Esteban, Esteban, happy birthday.” As Brundle shouted, Piastri walked off, leaving the commentator with no one to interview.

F1 fans reacts to Oscar Piastri snubbed by Martin Brundle

The public was outraged by the brutality involved In Brundle’s interview, especially while interviewing such a renowned driver.

They expressed their anger via Twitter and Reddit. One of the anonymous users of Twitter said: “Martin Brundle has lost all professionalism. I am glad that Oscar walked off and I hope he blanks Brundle in the future. I don’t want to hear any more complaining from Brundle when celebrities ignore him.” This comment received a dozen of comments and likes.

Another X user said “ik, I was watching and felt so bad for poor Oscar” showing empathy to Oscar who tried his best in Singapore.

Some have also exclaimed that Oscar did the right thing by walking away, showing absolutely no respect to the driver while Brundle took a sip of his own medicine.

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