While Max Verstappen was out of the circuit, Lewis Hamilton missed the boat this Sunday in Azerbaijan. Explanations of an improbable blunder.
Baku gave birth to a crazy Grand Prix end on Sunday. While Max Verstappen lost big points by losing control of his Red Bull two laps from the finish, while the victory was promised to him, Lewis Hamilton missed a great opportunity at the world championship, making a huge mistake in turn, at the restart. The GP neutralized after the crash of the Dutchman, the pack was released for the final sprint. Sprint fatal to the Briton.
After a superb start, the Mercedes team’s spearhead shot straight at the first corner, into the loophole. ” By the time of the second start, I got off very well but I unwittingly hit a button which completely changed the balance of the brakes between the front and the rear. It’s a button that I have on hand and that I touched without realizing it “, Dixit the seven-time hot world champion on the antenna of Canal +.
« It’s an experience that makes you humble, I’m sorry for the team, continues Lewis Hamilton. We have already gone through worse than that, we have to put things into perspective, I’m happy to be still in the fight. “After six races this season, only four units separate the two top names (105 points for Verstappen, 101 for Hamilton). Finally suspense in F1!
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