Disturbing footage has surfaced of a massive brawl that took place at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last weekend. The incident occurred as Red Bull driver Max Verstappen celebrated his 19th win of the season and his second Formula One world championship title.
Chaotic Scenes Unfold
The brawl erupted at an afterparty on a balcony overlooking the Yas Marina Circuit, where an exclusive event was taking place. In the shocking video, guests can be seen hurling bottles of prosecco at each other, while security struggled to contain the escalating violence.
Unruly F1 Fans
The unruly behavior was displayed by F1 fans, some of whom were reported to be British. Witnesses described a chaotic scene as attendees engaged in physical altercations, using bottles as weapons and jumping over furniture to reach their opponents. It remains unclear whether the fights were isolated incidents or part of a larger brawl.
Security personnel were severely outnumbered, and their efforts to restore order were met with resistance. The video captures the red VIP cordons being knocked over as security struggled to control the situation. A DJ can be heard attempting to diffuse the tension, while the hit song 'All of the Lights' by Kanye West played in the background.
Among the high-profile guests present at the event were rapper Kanye West, supermodel Naomi Campbell, and actress Priyanka Chopra. Despite the chaos, it is reported that the celebrities were unharmed.
Red Bull's Response
Red Bull, the team Verstappen drives for, has not yet commented on the incident. It remains to be seen how the organization will address the shocking brawl that marred the celebratory atmosphere of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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