Nico Rosberg: Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen had a career touch

The 1 Formula 2016 champion gave his opinion on the incident involving his former teammate.

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The opinions of personalities related to the F1 about what happened between English Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and the Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull) during the opening lap of the Grand Prix of Great Britain. Now it is the turn of the German Nico Rosberg, champion of the Maxima in 2016.

Contrary to what many might think after the great rivalry between Rosberg and Hamilton when both shared Mercedes, the former driver took responsibility from his former teammate by stating that in his opinion it was an incident typical of a close fight for victory.

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton crash Silverstone“It was a racing incident. I mean: everyone is going to the limit, it is normal that when you are fighting for a victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and for the Championship it is such a tight battle and you know the importance of starting in the first position of the first lap ", explained Rosberg in statements to the British newspaper Express.

The German assured that completing the first lap at the head of a Grand Prix can condition the final result of the race and that, consequently, it is logical to be aggressive. "It makes a huge difference in the race results, so it is about race incidents because everyone is pushing the limits. ", Anadio.

Finally, Rosberg assured that this incident will have an impact on the rest of the season because now Hamilton and Verstappen "They are in an intense battle."  And I add: "I can't wait to turn on the television for the next chapter because the intensity has definitely increased."

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