Lewis Hamilton on Max Verstappen "That he was in the hospital does not detract from my victory"

The Englishman also assured that the touch at the start of the British GP happened because the Dutchman did not leave him space.

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Like the touch he had with Max Verstappen it would not have been enough, Lewis Hamilton He redoubled the bet in the fight that both have for the title with a very controversial statement.

Is that after winning the Grand Prix of Great Britain overcoming a 10 second penalty for that incident, the multiple champion of Mercedes assured that the fact that the Dutch Red Bull I finished in the hospital "Does not shine" your victory.

Lewis Hamilton
Photo: Steve Etherington.

"I didn't know Max was in the hospital ... To be honest, it doesn't detract from the victory. That's how racing is. Of course, I would have loved to run against him and have had more fights ", Hamilton explained to The Mirror.

While in statements provided by his team he elaborated on what happened during the first lap of the British GP when both touched at the start of the race when they reached the Copse curve.

“I always try to be measured in my approach, particularly when fighting Max… He is very aggressive. Today I was completely by his side and he did not leave me any space. Regardless of whether I agreed with the sentence or not, I accepted it and continued working ”, he claimed.

While on his happiness for winning in front of his audience he highlighted: “It is overwhelming. It was a very difficult race. We have the best fans, there is nowhere we see people like here. To be able to win in front of them is a pride ”.

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