F1 News: Martin Brundle Receives Note From Brad Pitt Over Awkward Pit Encounter – Sports Illustrated

Martin Brundle is someone you stop for!
Sky Sports F1 Pundit, Martin Brundle, has revealed on Twitter that he received a note from Brad Pitt after their awkward grid walk encounter. 
Brundle carries out the grid walk in the run up to the grand prix races where he interviews drivers, team principals, mechanics, and celebrities. It is all done on a whim so sometimes it does not go to plan. 
Ahead of the Austin Grand Prix on Sunday, Brundle was down on the grid. As Brad Pitt walked past, Brundle tried to asked a few questions which the actor seemed less than bothered about answering so kept walking.
Brundle has since revealed to his Twitter followers that Pitt has sent him a "note" to explain what happened. He wrote:
"Got a note from Brad Pitt explaining what happened with our near miss on the Austin grid. Unnecessary, but nice of him. 
"Absolutely nobody is obliged to talk to me on the grid, but as I endeavour to make 10/12 minutes of live and unscripted sports TV I’m obliged to at least ask."
This comes after an online spat between the Sky Sports F1 legend and journalist for F1, Will Buxton. Buxton took to his Twitter after the grid walk moment, saying:
"Another USGP. Another reminder that all grid accredited media are given a list at EVERY RACE of which media invitee / celebrity is and isn’t approachable for interview.
Pitt hadn’t been on any of the days he was present."
Brundle was quick to defend himself and responded saying:
"That’s simply untrue Will. Don’t make things up to suit your narrative."
Buxton, who appeared on Netflix's Drive To Survive, responded by sharing the mentioned document:
"It’s really not though. Here’s Austin’s. Those who don’t wish to be interviewed (it’s rare people ask not to be) are communicated to us verbally as well you know. Must apologise as I believed doc itself was sent to all tv as routine and it now appears it might not be."


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