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Verstappen backs Hamilton after Briton brushes off booing fans

After some fans made their displeasure with Lewis Hamilton heard after Saturday's qualifying, the Briton believes people have a right to voice their opinions. Championship rival Max Verstappen doesn't think their behaviour was correct.

Lewis Hamilton isn't all that bothered by the boos that were directed at him following qualifying for the Hungarian GP, stating he must be doing something right if he is out front. The Briton took his 101st pole position after beating out teammate Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen. Some fans at the Hungaroring weren't pleased with the result, as audible boos could be heard while Hamilton spoke following the session, however he isn't phased by the matter. "I don't really have anything to say to it," Hamilton told RacingNews365.com and other members of the media. "People have a right, that's sport. People people act wild when it's sport, it's competition and I don't take it to heart. "I must be doing something right to be up front. It's pretty good otherwise." Some fans unfurled banners directed at Hamilton following his incident with Verstappen at the British GP. The Dutchman doesn't approve of the reception received by Hamilton, however he believes drivers can block out the background noise while driving. "It's not correct of course," Verstappen added while speaking to RacingNews365.com and other members of the media. "At the end of the day I think we are drivers, you shouldn't get disturbed by these kind of things. "You should focus on what you have to do and deliver in the car. Luckily we wear helmets while driving, you don't hear anything. That's maybe a bit different to other sports so probably we're quite lucky with that. "I think we're all very professional and know what we have to do on track."

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