the Next attack of the Red Bull against Mercedes team chief Christian Horner has told formula 1 season opener in Austria, the British world champion Lewis Hamilton to reconsider his driving style. A collision between Mercedes Star Hamilton and Red Bull driver Alex Albon had earned the Champion a penalty and the Thai place, the first Podium of his Premier class career cost.
"You should rather ask Lewis a question of what he can do differently," said Horner on Sunday: "in the end, it was just a misjudgement by Lewis, and it would be good if he would apologize for it."
It is not the first Time that this duel had negative consequences for both. At penultimate WRC-run in 2019 in Brazil, there was also a collision in the closing stages of the race, even at the time, Albon lost all chances on the podium, and even then, Hamilton by the Stewards was given the blame.
"It is very unfortunate what happened with Alex. For me, it was a racing accident. But I'll accept any punishment," said Hamilton, who has dropped from rank two to four.
It was not the first skirmish in Spielberg between Red Bull and Mercedes. On Friday, after the Training of the Austrian team submitted an ultimately unsuccessful Protest against the Mercedes used an innovative steering system, THE. Less than a hour moved before the start of the race on Sunday issued Red Bull a transfer, Hamilton's in the starting line-up from rank two to five Albon, and also Red-Bull-Star Max Verstappen thereby, in each case to a Position to the front.sid Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 18:26