Schumacher claims he was ‘brutally’ assaulted in incident involving Jenson Button

The 2023 Miami Grand Prix was full of drama, both on the track and off it.

It appears Sir Jackie Stewart wasn’t the only one to get involved in the action at the Miami Grand Prix.

Ralf Schumacher was reportedly involved in a security guard kerfuffle.

The former F1 driver spoke to Sky and described the incident as “unpleasant”, and said someone from Formula 1 had to intervene.

“What happened after the race was unpleasant,” Schumacher said. “The security guards cordoned off an area with ropes until the top three team bosses could gather. That was okay.

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“Jenson Button, for example, wanted to go through the area from the inside, but the security guards held him back in an unpleasant way until someone from Formula 1 apologised. There was no overview at all.”

“The security pushed me over so brutally, which hurt me a lot. We forget the scratches, but it just doesn’t work that way. I expect an apology.

“But it’s much more important that something like this doesn’t happen again.”

Sir Jackie Stewart rolls back the years

On a lighter note, Sir Jackie Stewart had a memorable weekend in Miami as he tried to help friend Martin Brundle get the attention of tennis legend Roger Federer.

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Stewart burst past Formula 1 security in pursuit of Federer, attempting to get an interview during Brundle’s grid walk.

The Scot was able to bank on his F1 prestige as he outmanoeuvred numerous security guards. Brundle joined in on the antics, and shouted “You can’t beat up sir Jackie Stewart!”

It was a risk worth taking – Stewart successfully tracked down Federer and convinced the eight-time Wimbledon champion to speak with Brundle.