The maker of the Hungarian GP’s unique porcelain trophies has promised to replace the trophy presented to race winner Max Verstappen on Sunday.
The manufacturer of the unique porcelain trophies of the Hungarian GP has promised to replace the trophy presented to the winner of the race Max Verstappen on Sunday.
€45,000 handmade vase tipped over and smashed when placed second Lando Norris he hit the champagne bottle on the podium.
“Max just put it too close to the edge,” he said McLaren the driver joked later. “Not my problem – it’s his!”
The CEO of Herendi Porcelanmanufaktura trophy manufacturer Attila Simon told Hungarian TV M4 Sport: “The teams should work out who is to blame among themselves, but we take the joyful and heavy burden of doing it again.”
He added that all Herendi creations come with a lifetime guarantee and that work on Verstappen’s new trophy has already begun.
A spokesman for the manufacturer commented: “We will replace the trophy as part of our national image.”