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Entertainment Max Verstappen delivers fresh Lewis Hamilton crash verdict as Red Bull launch review

01:45  28 july  2021
01:45  28 july  2021 Source:   express.co.uk

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  Max Verstappen warned over two Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes threats ahead of British GP Mika Hakkinen has suggested that Lewis Hamilton could mount a resurgence at this month's British Grand Prix.Verstappen has taken the chequered flag on five occasions this season and will be hoping to pip Hamilton to a sixth victory at Silverstone.

Red Bull want the penalty increased but Verstappen 's team will need to present new evidence which was not available at the time of the original inquiry for seven-time world champion Hamilton to be sanctioned further. The stewards will then consider Red Bull 's findings and decide if it constitutes Verstappen accused Hamilton of being "disrespectful" and "unsportsmanlike" after the crash , with the 23-year-old Dutchman being taken to hospital for precautionary checks after suffering an impact of 51G. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said the incident had cost them at least .8m (£1.3m), a

Red Bull have requested an official review into Lewis Hamilton ’s penalty following his crash with Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix. Hamilton was handed a 10-second punishment by the stewards but the seven-time world champion recovered to claim a controversial win at Silverstone, while A team representative from Mercedes and Red Bull will have to report to the stewards at Budapest’s Hungaroring on Thursday at 3pm BST. Hamilton heads into the Hungarian Grand Prix trailing his championship rival by eight points. Verstappen hit the tyre barrier at 51G and spent six hours in a

Max Verstappen has insisted that he will put the disappointment of his high-speed crash with Lewis Hamilton at this month's British Grand Prix to one side and do his talking on the track at the next race in Hungary on Sunday. The Red Bull man, who currently leads his Mercedes counterpart in the Drivers' Championship order, was sent crashing into the barriers on the first lap at Silverstone to shatter his hopes of a fourth consecutive victory.

Hamilton was duly awarded a ten-second penalty, but mounted a remarkable comeback to seal a famous win on home turf after taking the lead from Charles Leclerc of Ferrari with just two laps remaining.

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and his Mercedes counterpart Toto Wolff were both on the radio to race director Michael Masi during the red -flag period, making the case as to who was to blame for the crash . Hamilton should never have been in that position." In the end, the stewards decided to give Hamilton a 10-second time penalty. We want you to have your say, which you can do in the below poll. Let us know if you think Hamilton caused the crash , if Verstappen did or if neither driver is to blame.

Formula One standings leader Max Verstappen was taken to hospital after suffering a shocking high-speed crash with Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix – and fans were condemned for wildly celebrating the terrifying collison. Fist-clenching supporters could be seen tastelessly cheering from the stands as Red Bull Racing star Verstappen hurtled off the track and smashed into a barrier, leading to concerns for the Belgian-Dutchman's safety in the early stages of the hotly-anticipated race. Worryingly for his team, the cockpit camera went black and there was a prolonged period of silence

Verstappen was taken to hospital for precautionary checks after his early retirement, with the 23-year-old showing no hesitation in venting his frustrations on Twitter.

He suggested that the post-race celebrations led by Hamilton and Mercedes were disrespectful and excessive given the circumstances, and admitted that he was angered by the 'dangerous' on-track move attempted by his rival.

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was also furious with the seven-time world champion, lamenting his decision to move up the inside at Copse corner and suggesting that his punishment did little justice.

The fallout from the incident is still raging on behind the scenes, with Red Bull lodging a 'petition for review' to the FIA over Hamilton's penalty on Tuesday afternoon.

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Red Bull have lodged a 'petition for review ' with the FIA over the 10-second penalty Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton received for colliding with Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix earlier this month. The incident between the two title contenders at Silverstone, when Hamilton made contact with Verstappen at Copse corner on the opening lap as they vied for the lead, with Verstappen flying into the barriers at 180mph and Hamilton going on to clinch victory, remains a hot topic heading into this coming weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Red Bull lodge request for FIA to review Hamilton penalty following Silverstone clash with Verstappen . On this week's F1 Nation podcast Damon Hill and Tom Clarkson discuss the fallout from Lewis Hamilton 's Silverstone clash with Max Verstappen – with Jack Plooij from Dutch broadcaster Ziggo Sport giving us the view on the controversial incident from The Netherlands. We've seen a war of words erupt after Verstappen crashed out of the British Grand Prix after contact with Hamilton , and Plooij is on hand to explain how it is being viewed from the Dutch point of view.

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Max Verstappen wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Verstappen is currently leading Hamilton in the standings © GETTY Verstappen is currently leading Hamilton in the standings

However, Verstappen has declared that he will not allow the noise around the crash to jeopardise his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix as he seeks to extend his slender advantage at the top of the standings.

"I don't have much to say on all the media hype, and to be honest, I am not interested in getting involved in any of that," said Verstappen in a Red Bull preview.

"I know what happened at Silverstone as I was in the car, and obviously I feel a certain way about how my race ended.

"But now I'm just focusing on making sure we are the best we can be on track so we can stay ahead in the championship.

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"The team can take care of the official side of things and anything that needs looking into after the crash, but my job is the same as always - to be the best I can and try to win on Sunday.

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Lewis Hamilton crashed with Max Verstappen in the British Grand Prix but went on to win the race. JUST IN: Max Verstappen unfollows Lewis Hamilton on Instagram as feud continues. Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix (Image: GETTY). “I am told by Red Bull there is data to prove Lewis was significantly faster into Copse than at any other time and he would not have made the corner without running wide, and inevitably contacting Max ,” wrote Brundle in his post-race column for Sky Sports.

F1 star Max Verstappen has slammed Lewis Hamilton for celebrating despite being punished for the horror crash that landed his rival in hospital at the British Grand Prix – and the unrepentant home winner has come out swinging. Standings leader Verstappen was clearly disgusted after Hamilton clipped his lead in a race that started with a huge collision between the pair on the first lap, sending the Belgian-Dutchman hurtling into a barrier at such speed that the race had to be red -flagged.

"I enjoy Hungary as a track, and let's hope there is a little less action on the way to the grid as the mechanics worked some sort of miracle to get my car out for the race last year."

Meanwhile, Horner took another opportunity to continue his war of words with Mercedes earlier this week, responding in no uncertain terms to Hamilton's earlier claim that Verstappen was 'too aggressive' at Silverstone.

"You only have to look at the fact Max has zero penalty points on his licence and has not been found guilty of any on-track misjudgements in recent years," wrote Horner in his post-race column for the Red Bull website.

a pizza sitting on top of a green screen: Red Bull have produced a fiercely competitive car this year © EXPRESS Red Bull have produced a fiercely competitive car this year

"The aggressive 17-year-old F1 rookie Max Verstappen that Hamilton is referring to is not the Max Verstappen of today, just as Hamilton is not the same driver he was when he entered the sport.

"Both drivers are of course uncompromising in their driving style, but they are both highly skilled drivers with a great deal of experience.

"The reality is that Hamilton has met his match in a car that is now competitive, and I agree that both drivers need to show each other respect, but Hamilton was the aggressor on Sunday."

Berger: Red Bull ‘less sensitive’ than Mercedes .
Ex-Formula 1 racer Gerhard Berger believes Red Bull are better than Mercedes at handling the "psychological war".With the 2021 title fight firing on all cylinders, the attention is not solely on Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen battling for the Drivers’ crown – Mercedes and Red Bull themselves have also been generating headlines.

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