Hamilton talks about his collision with Verstappen at the Italian GP and says he has “moved out of the way to avoid incidents” on more than one occasion.
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Andrew Shovlin says Christian Horner and Helmut Marko would “try and blame Lewis at any opportunity”, but they didn’t do it after the Italian GP.
After a collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen received a three-place grid penalty to be served at the Russian Grand Prix.
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Lewis says the stewards set an “important precedent” with Max’s penalty, because “when you get away with things like that, then it’s easy just to continue to do it”.
Hamilton says his neck is in “a little bit of pain” after Verstappen’s wheel landed on his head, and adds he was surprised to see Max “just walk by”.
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, Toto Wolff and Trackside Engineering Director Andrew Shovlin give their comments on the Italian Grand Prix.
After two serious incidents between Hamilton and Verstappen, Toto Wolff says an intervention should be made before “somebody gets really hurt”.
Verstappen has received a three-place grid penalty for the Russian GP, after he was deemed responsible for the Italian GP collision with Hamilton.
1996 F1 champion Damon Hill says Max Verstappen’s manoeuvre on Lewis Hamilton might have been a “calculated move to collide with Lewis”.