Button: Verstappen's moves 'most dangerous thing you can do' in F1

Jenson Button believes Max Verstappen's driving in his Hungarian Grand Prix battle with Kimi Raikkonen was "the most dangerous thing you can do" in Formula 1

Button: Verstappen's moves 'most dangerous thing you can do' in F1

Though Verstappen did not receive any penalty at the Hungaroring, Button argued he was making late defensive moves under braking as he held Raikkonen off for fifth.

"As drivers we all know that moving in the braking zone is the most dangerous thing you can do, because the [other] guy is at 300km/h and he probably hasn't hit the brakes yet," said Button.

"Moving is a no no, and he obviously did move in the braking zones. I can understand Kimi's frustrations.

"At 320km/h into Turn 1, moving in the braking zone is the worst thing you can do, because cars fly."

The 2009 world champion said it would be "common sense" to regulate against such driving.

"Easy. Just don't move in the braking zones and get penalised if you do," he replied when asked what his solution would be.

"Be clearer if the car moves in the braking zone it would be deemed as dangerous.

"The punishment is not important; it's important that we don't do it. The punishment is down to the FIA."

Button agreed with Sergio Perez's earlier suggestion that Verstappen's driving would be discussed in the Hungary drivers' briefing.

He underlined that he rated the teenage Dutchman's driving highly overall.

"Max is an unbelievable talent in terms of what he's achieved at such a young age," Button said.

"He's doing a great job, but there are always things we can learn from as drivers."

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