The repercussions for the accident that the English starred in continue Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and the Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull) during the Italian Grand Prix de F1. Now the one who came out to comment on the incident was a contemporary of both competitors: the Spanish Fernando Alonso (Alpine).
The two-time F.1 champion considered it a race touch, a different opinion from that of the sports commissioners who considered that Verstappen was the culprit. For this reason, the current leader of the World Cup was penalized with three positions in the starting grid of the Russian Grand Prix, the next commitment of the Maximum.
“The crash was at low speed, 30 or 40 km / h, there is no danger, there is nothing… It was not a big deal. Silverstone, probably, yes; but this was just a racing incident ”, Alonso explained to Motorsport.
"They both did what they had to do and, unfortunately, they touched”Insisted Nano, who recalled that during the race there were other incidents in the same first chicane in Monza. "It is a very typical maneuver, but they had the bad luck that their car tires were touched", Assured.
This is the second time in the year that Hamilton and Verstappen have touched. The first was during Grand Prix of Great Britain, although on that occasion the Englishman continued on the track and achieved victory.