Red Bull chief Helmet Marko has hit out at Lewis Hamilton for pulling off a “present” after colliding with Max Verstappen on the Italian Grand Prix. Verstappen’s rear-right tyre made contact with Hamiton’s helmet within the incident that ended their race prematurely.
The Pink Bull driver discovered himself alongside the seven-time world champion resulting from a gradual pit-stop, after the Dutchman was seeking to pull off the overcut on Daniel Ricciardo at Monza.
Nevertheless after an uncharacteristic mistake from the group, Verstappen endured an 11-second pit cease resulting from an issue together with his right-front wheel.
It meant he was thrust alongside Hamilton, because the seven-time world champion rejoined the monitor on lap 26, in the end resulting in the incident on the Rettifilo chicane.
Within the aftermath Hamilton revealed he felt “a bit little bit of ache” while nonetheless within the automotive, including that he was affected by an enormous headache after the crash.
However Marko questioned how harm the Mercedes driver actually was.
“I used to be most irritated by our messed-up pit cease,” Marko instructed Sport24 Auto.”That is the one motive why Hamilton got here to the areas of Verstappen.
Verstappen nonetheless leads the best way within the championship combat heading to Russia with a five-point lead over Hamilton.
”These 5 factors we’re forward do not imply something. It will likely be thrilling till the final race,” Marko concludes.
Verstappen in the meantime added he did not “totally agree” with the penalty, however added that he and Hamilton will “transfer on” from the incident come the following race in Sochi.
“We had been racing for place at this time however you want two individuals to work collectively to make the nook and Lewis simply saved squeezing till there wasn’t room anymore for 2 automobiles and that’s after we crashed,” Stated Verstappen.