Red Bull point finger at Hamilton, Bottas for Verstappen collisions
Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko said Max Verstappen could not be faulted for the collisions he was involved in with both Mercedes drivers at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Verstappen collided with Lewis Hamilton on the first lap at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, dropping both drivers down the grid.
While Hamilton recovered to win, Verstappen's race went from bad to worse as he tried to make his way through the field, attempting a bold overtake on Valtteri Bottas in the stadium section which left him with a puncture.
Hamilton said post-race that Verstappen's style makes collisions "more likely" but Marko says neither incident in Mexico could be put at his driver's door.
"That was a bit unfortunate," Marko told Auto Motor und Sport of Max's race start.
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