“And that’s racing. He just didn’t want to give way today, he knew when he was going into Turn 2 what was going to happen, he knew he was going over the kerb but still did it. We’ll speak to the stewards and we’ll see.”
The incident will be investigated after the race, and when asked if Hamilton would speak to the championship leader after the incident, the seven-time world champion replied: “I’m sure we’ll talk when we get to the stewards.”
The two drivers were able to walk away from the accident, with Verstappen heard fuming on the radio: “This is what happens when you don’t leave space, f**king hell.”
Both then made their way back to the garages with their helmets on, with the safety car brought out for the incident, and as a result.