Watch: Max Verstappen mocks Charles Leclerc over infamous incident

Max Verstappen worked with Team Redline to put on a charity event on Sunday, to raise money for Emilia-Romagna.

As expected, reigning World Champion Max Verstappen claimed victory in one of Team Redline’s charity races on Sunday, with the Red Bull driver’s sim side having brought back the ‘Real Racers Never Quit’ series to raise money for those impacted by the flooding in the Emilia-Romagna region.

Following discussions with Verstappen, Team Redline put on a brilliant sim event Sunday afternoon, which saw several of the best racing drivers in the world competing in four virtual races at Imola.

The event was organised following the cancellation of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, due to the horrific weather conditions currently being experienced.

The region has been battered by torrential rainfall over recent weeks, resulting in widespread flooding and landslides, with several lives having tragically been lost.

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Several teams and drivers have done what they can to raise money for those affected by what’s happened, with Ferrari and F1 having both donated €1 million to support the flood relief.

Elsewhere, Lando Norris held a charity stream on Friday whilst Williams hosted a sim event on Saturday, with Team Redline’s event having taken place Sunday afternoon.

The total raised on Sunday is yet to be announced by Team Redline; however, the event was watched by thousands of people.

Whilst some put on sim events, Yuki Tsunoda was seen last week in the region helping clear the flood debris from a village, something he’s received plenty of praise for.

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Team Redline’s event on Sunday saw Verstappen joined by the likes of Norris, reigning F2 World Champion and Aston Martin reserve Felipe Drugovich, Alpine reserve driver Jack Doohan and former Formula E Champion Antonio Felix da Costa.

Several other racing drivers from across the world participated in the event, which Verstappen was at the sharp-end in.

One of the races was completed using F3 cars, which Verstappen claimed victory in following an excellent battle.

Remarkably, he battled for the lead whilst joking around, with him having joked at how a fellow competitor said the word “incident”.

“What happened, from your perspective?” Verstappen was asked whilst battling for the lead.

“Look at the replay,” replied the Dutchman.

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“I did look at the reply, I just want to get your thoughts guys,” said the other driver who asked Verstappen the initial question.

“It’s a racing incident,” said another driver.

“It’s an inchident,” joked Verstappen, mocking Charles Leclerc.