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Hamilton: Verstappen costing Red Bull points

10 April, 2018, 16:08 | Author: Candice Daniels
  • Hamilton: Verstappen costing Red Bull points

Sebastian Vettel won the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix.

"Is that correct? And more importantly, is there an opinion you have on the contact you had with Max in the beginning stages of the race?"

Both Hamilton and Verstappen were racing through the field from ninth and 15th respectively, after the Brit received a penalty for a gearbox change and the Dutchman crashed in qualifying.

"There needs to be a certain respect between drivers", the Brit said.

In Melbourne, Hamilton was poised for the win until a software error in the pits gave him erroneous information on the lap times he needed and Vettel took the lead under the virtual safety vehicle. This miscalculation led to Verstappen striking Hamilton as he attempted to avoid Alonso. It also meant Raikkonen was retired from the race.

Verstappen and Hamilton made contact in the early part of the race after the Red Bull driver ran wide, squeezing his rival.

"We collided, he ran me out of road in Turn 1".

"I am thinking and wondering", said Hamilton. "If I hit you in your face, you are not going to tell me, "Sebastian, that wasn't nice".

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"I just hope that we're moving forwards", he said. "It was a bit unnecessary.But in the heat of the moment you can get frustrated".

The touch was light, but enough to puncture Verstappen's tyre - which then led to damage as the Red Bull man limped his way back to the pits, ultimately prompting Verstappen's retirement from the race.

Indeed, in his debut at the Monaco Grand Prix, Verstappen crashed out following a clash with Romain Grosjean's Lotus auto - which saw the Dutchman punished by the FIA with a five-place grid penalty for the following race.

"Max should have had a decent race".

"From the start I was enjoying the feel of the auto and finding the gaps and it was shaping up to be an exciting race".

Speaking before his grid penalty was revealed, Hamilton said: "It looks very close between all the teams and we definitely have got some work to do to try and see if we can eke out to be ahead of the others. I knew we had a very good auto for the race, so I knew we would be able to fight them". I had a really good start, but I didn't capitalise on it. The Red Bull driver came out with a fresh set of supersoft tires, but then pulled up a lap later to make it a miserable evening for the Austrian team, who had already lost Ricciardo's auto to a technical fault.

Verstappen believes that if the roles were reversed, Hamilton would not have been happy in his position.

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