The main topic a few days after the Italian Grand Prix inevitably remains the sensational contact between Max Verstappen e Lewis Hamilton, collided at the chicane of the First Variante of the Monza circuit. An episode that has, and is arousing numerous controversies and as many opinions, even within the paddock.
In this sense, the comments of an interested party such as Helmut Marko, consultant for Red Bull. The Austrian, interviewed by the Italian media, admitted all his opposition to the accusations launched by the direct opponents of the Mercedes, guilty of having indicated the incident as a “Tactical foul” implemented by Verstappen.
The 78-year-old manager wanted to respond to these accusations, among which he also stands out neck injury by Lewis Hamilton: “All of these stories were fueled by Mercedes – Marko specified – Max was already out of the car when Hamilton tried to get back on track from the sand, and the Medical Car also saw this attempted maneuver. Now it turns out that poor Hamilton is suddenly injured ”.
In conclusion, the Austrian finally replied to the German manufacturer regarding the move of the Dutch driver, guilty of having generated the accident on purpose to prevent the victory of the British rival: “It makes absolutely no sense – he has declared – and I would add that I don’t believe every single word about what they say about the suspension of the car development for the rest of this season. The five points we have ahead of us mean nothing. It will be an exciting battle until the last race ”.