Lewis Hamilton believes that, when cars are close together in a race and Max Verstappen is involved, that collisions are “likely” to happen due to how aggressive the Dutchman drives.
The Brit went on to win the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday, but this came after he and Verstappen came together very early in the race which caused significant damage on both cars. The Red Bull actually came off worse, as Verstappen suffered a puncture which required attention.
While not naming Verstappen, the Mercedes man suggests some drivers work in a more smart fashion than others.
“Yep,” Hamilton said when asked if Verstappen needs to be dealt with differently on the track compared to other drivers.
“I think every driver is slightly different. Some are smarter. Some are very smart, aggressive and some are silly with it.
“Through those experiences of racing with people you give some more space. And others you don’t have to, they’re quite respectful.
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