Lewis Hamilton: "Days like these remind me how lucky I am"

The Englishman considered himself very lucky after being passed over by Max Verstappen.

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English Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), protagonist of a horrifying accident during the Italian Grand Prix de F1, it was considered very lucky for not suffering any injuries after the Dutchman's car Max Verstappen (Red Bull) passed it overhead as they fought for a position.

Hamilton and Verstappen, who are in full dispute for the title, touched during lap 25 of the race when they both entered the first chicane of the track. Monza.

Lewis Hamilton
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“Days like these remind me how lucky I am. It takes a thousandth of a second to go from a race to a very scary situation ”, Hamilton reflected on his account in Instagram. "Someone must have been looking down, watching me!", Agregó.

"As the adrenaline waned, my neck began to ache and, naturally, my head ... But I'm fine!" the multiple champion stood out, who was hit by the rear tire of Verstappen's Red Bull.

Lewis Hamilton
Photo: LAT Images.

Hamilton took the opportunity to highlight the virtues of the Halo, the protection system that the F.1 have on the cabin. "It kept the crash from being that much worse ... I am incredibly grateful to all those who are working to make our cars and our races safer."Said the Briton, who took the opportunity to thank his fans for their displays of affection.

The sports authorities held Verstappen responsible for the accident and punished him with the loss of three positions on the starting grid of the Russian Grand Prix. In addition, they subtracted two points from his super license.

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