Verstappen does not want to be involved in British GP crash debates

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JULY 18: Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive on the grid before the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone on July 18, 2021 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202107180373 // Usage for editorial use only //

After the lap one incident between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, many people started complaining about who was at fault. However, the Dutchman does not want to think about it or be involved in it.

During the opening lap of the Silverstone GP, the two title rivals collided at Turn 9, resulting in Verstappen spinning and hitting the wall at a very high speed. As a consequence, Lewis received a 10-second penalty which did not prevent him to go on winning the race.

Christian Horner and Toto Wolff did not keep their mouth shut about the incident, and they both claimed that their driver was the one who did not make the mistake. Moreover, Red Bull asked the FIA to review the crash between Lewis and Max.

However, despite the great chaos that the incident created, Verstappen said that he has nothing to say or add for what happened in Silverstone.

“I don’t have much to say on all the media hype, and to be honest, I am not interested in getting involved in any of that,” Verstappen said.

“I know what happened at Silverstone as I was in the car and obviously I feel a certain way about how my race ended, but now I’m just focusing on making sure we are the best we can be on track so we can stay ahead in the championship.

“The team can take care of the official side of things and anything that needs looking into after the crash but my job is the same as always: to be the best I can and try to win on Sunday.”

After the big shunt, Verstappen felt a bit dizzy and shocked. However, after being sent to the hospital and after passing all the health checks, the Red Bull driver said that he kept on training and he feels good.

“I’m a little bruised of course but that’s normal after such a big impact but I’m training and feeling good,” Verstappen said.

“I did a 24-hour sim race this week and it was a good test to see how my body would react to spending time sitting in one position and behind screens for a long time.

“I felt absolutely fine which makes me feel positive heading into the weekend. I’m ready to go again.”

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