The controversy rages in the circus afterwards the accident by Max Verstappen on the second lap of the British Grand Prix. After back and forth to Sunday’s gun cotton between the two protagonists, the anger of the Red Bull, with the pilot’s father, If , which attacked heavily Lewis Hamilton after the contact in the race that triggered the accident.
“You don’t celebrate your victory with that euphoria when your colleague is still in the hospital. Hamilton played with Max’s health, the punishment was not severe enough, he should not have won after such a maneuver ”, the words to F1-insider.com. “But I don’t think we can get a retroactive sanction.”
Verstappen’s conditions are good now: “Fortunately, Max is fine now, even though he was out of breath after the accident. They carried out thorough checks, nothing is broken ”.
Jos Verstappen then targeted the Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, with very harsh words: “He has always called us in the past to flatter us and I think everyone knows why. He did not make himself heard yesterday ”.
Tension skyrocketing for a challenge that will ignite the second part of the Formula 1 World Championship. In the morning, Red Bull had condemned the racist slurs against Hamilton: “While we can be proud rivals on the track, we are all united against racism. We condemn messages of racial hatred of any kind to our team, our opponents and our fans. As a team we are disgusted and saddened to see the racial hatred Lewis Hamilton endured on social media yesterday following the incident with Max Verstappen. For these things there are never justifications, certainly there is no place for these behaviors in our sport and those responsible must take responsibility for them ”.
OMNISPORT | 19-07-2021 21:07