Hamilton would have done the same as Vettel in Canada
Lewis Hamilton says he would have done exactly the same as Sebastian Vettel did in the moment which saw the Ferrari man handed a penalty to cost him victory of the Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton was handed the race victory after Vettel was penalised for re-joining the track unsafely in front of the Mercedes.
Ferrari have signalled their intention to appeal the decision made by race stewards in Montreal, with an overwhelmingly negative reaction to it perhaps convincing them to do so.
Vettel lashed out at the decision constantly post-race, and displayed his dissatisfaction by placing the P2 banner in front of Hamilton's car in parc ferme.
Hamilton said had he been trying to fight his way back onto the track, he too would have done as Vettel did.
He said: "I watched the replays. It's obviously very close.
"What I can say is if I was in the lead and I made a mistake and went wide, I probably would have done the same thing.
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