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Horner explains “heated exchange” with Wolff after Hamilton/Verstappen collision | RacingNews365 – RN365



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Christian Horner has revealed a “heated exchange” with Formula 1 rival Toto Wolff took place at the 2021 British Grand Prix.

At the Silverstone event, Horner’s driver Max Verstappen started on pole with Wolff’s Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton second.

Approaching Copse on the first lap, Hamilton ducked to the inside of the fast-right hander, but he and Verstappen collided – pitching the Red Bull into the barrier with an impact of over 50g.

Hamilton was given a time penalty, but still won as Verstappen was taken for precautionary checks in hospital.

It was the first on-track flashpoint between the two title rivals – with Horner saying it also boiled over between the two team principals.

Horner vs Wolff

Prior to the British GP, it had been a rather cordial championship battle between the two teams, although Red Bull were adamant Hamilton should have received a harsher penalty – with former International Formula 3000 driver Horner saying the seven-time Formula 1 World…



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