Red Bull's Dutch driver Max Verstappen takes a corner during the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on April 15, 2018. / AFP / GREG BAKER
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Max Verstappen's father Jos has advised the Red Bull driver to think more carefully after his recent botched overtaking maneuvers drew criticism and calls to calm down. The 20-year-old Dutchman was handed a 10-second penalty in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix for colliding with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel, sending both cars spinning.Verstappen also lost ground when he tried and failed to pass Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton, with whom he had tangled in Bahrain a week earlier.Niki Lauda, the retired triple world champion who is now non-executive chairman of Hamilton's Mercedes team, said Verstappen had to change his approach.Verstappen held his hands up Sunday and accepted blame, seeking out Vettel to apologize.
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