Nicholas Latifi: Williams driver received death threats after Abu Dhabi crash

Williams driver Nicholas Latifi says he received “extreme” death threats after his crash at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix led to Max Verstappen controversially winning the Formula 1 world title. “The ensuing hate, abuse, and threats on social media were not really a surprise to me as it’s just the stark reality of the world we live in right now. I’m no stranger to being talked about negatively online, I think every sports person who competes on the world stage knows they’re under extreme scrutiny and this comes with the territory sometimes. What shocked me was the extreme tone of the hate, abuse, and even the death threats I received.”. “But many of the comments I received last week crossed the line into something far more extreme.

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