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Lewis Hamilton has called Red Bull chief Helmut Marko’s comments about Sergio Perez ‘completely unacceptable’. Marko, 80, referred to Mexican Perez’s background when discussing his driver’s inconsistent form this season. Speaking after the Italian Grand Prix earlier this month, Marko, Red Bull’s motorsport adviser and an ally of the team’s late co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz, said: ‘Let’s remember that he (Perez) is South American and so he is not as focused as Max Verstappen or Sebastian Vettel was.’. Addressing Marko’s comments ahead of this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, Mercedes’ Hamilton, 38, said: ‘It is completely unacceptable. ‘But it is not my team and not how we move as a team.

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