Red Bull's ace up his sleeve could cost Lewis Hamilton dearly

This Thursday the Austrian team will present to the FIA ​​new tests with which it expects a revaluation of the sanction that the British received at the British GP.

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The incident involving the English Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and the Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull) in the past Grand Prix of Great Britain will have a new round this Thursday when the team of the leader of the world F1 I showed the International Automobile Federationl further tests in his attempt at a revaluation of the sanction received by the seven-time champion.

Hamilton and Verstappen touched during the opening lap of the competition held in Silverstone when they were fighting for first place. After the impact at the Copse corner, Verstappen ended up against the containment tires and with his car totally destroyed; while Hamilton continued in the race and won despite a 10-second penalty.

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton crash SilverstoneDissatisfied with the sentence, Red Bull requested a hearing before the FIA ​​which will be this Thursday. There will show new evidence reflecting your position that there was no justice. The one who provided more details on the subject was Helmut Marko, a Red Bull advisor. The former pilot told RTL that the team would use the match to "Bring in new facts that were not available to us at the time of the race interruption or when the whole thing was resolved."

"Those facts will be presented on Thursday and we hope that will result in a reassessment because we still believe that this penalty was too lenient for Hamilton.", Agregó.

The debate over who was at fault in the incident and the severity of the sanction awarded has sparked several positions. In this context, Marko affirmed that the "Completely different opinion" Red Bull would be “Proven with images”. Finally he assured: “The fact of the matter is that we bring new evidence, new facts. But I cannot reveal these details. "

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