Oscar Piastri was left 'surprised' that 'just a bit of touch' with Alpine's Esteban Ocon was enough to force him to retire from the United States Grand Prix.
Although only minor contact between the pair, both drivers ended up back in the pits earlier than they would have wanted to be, rounding off a frustrating weekend for Piastri.
According to the McLaren driver, the contact with Ocon caused an overheating engine after breaking one of the radiators on his car.
Having claimed victory in the sprint race at the Qatar GP, and claiming two main race podiums in a row, the young Australian had looked off the pace throughout the weekend, and comes away from Austin with zero points.
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