Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen Will Not Again Off, Says F1 Boss Ross Brawn
The title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen is more likely to keep full-on to the top of the season regardless of the pair crashing into one another at Monza, Components One boss Ross Brawn stated on Monday. Italian Grand Prix Stewards deemed Crimson Bull’s championship chief Verstappen was at fault for Sunday’s collision and handed the Dutch teen a three-place grid penalty for the subsequent race in Russia.
Brawn, a former Honda and Mercedes staff boss and ex-Ferrari technical head, stated followers have been certain to be break up on who was responsible.
“It’s clear each drivers might have averted it,” he stated in his common post-race column on the official http://www.formula1.com web site.
“Finally, I feel it’s one other consequence of two guys going face to face and never wanting to present an inch.
“Personally, I wouldn’t say it has modified the dynamic. You’ve obtained two cockerels within the farmyard in the intervening time and we’re seeing the consequence of it.
“I don’t suppose both will again off at any second for the remainder of the yr however I hope the championship is gained on the observe not within the limitations or the stewards’ room.”
Sunday was the second huge conflict between the 2 within the house of 5 races after earlier wheel-to-wheel incidents.
On the British Grand Prix in July, Verstappen crashed at pace and ended up in hospital for checks whereas Hamilton went on to win in entrance of his residence followers.
That race, like Monza, adopted an experimental Saturday dash qualifying race and Brawn noticed “loads of positives”.
“It shook up the order and led to a barely developed grid, which in flip created a distinct dynamic within the race,” he stated.
“I feel it affords quite a bit — and we nonetheless have a observe to attempt it on. Then we’ll make an goal evaluation and work out a means ahead.”
He stated the Italian Grand Prix additionally delivered “the strongest ever weekend streaming numbers we’ve ever seen on our OTT platform F1TV”.
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