Verstappen was enraged by Vettel and the Renault pair of Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg overtaking him and forcing him to drop back, ultimately preventing him from crossing the start-finish line before the chequered flag fell.
Magnussen was involved in a similarly racy incident with Fernando Alonso at Monza last year, which resulted in both drivers' laps being compromised – although he said this incident was more clear cut the other way.
"It was pretty messy so at the end of the lap everyone was trying to, I guess, get started, but also have somebody in front," Magnussen said.
"So it ended up being too much and costs a few guys the lap.
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