Mazepin apologizes to Schumacher after Monza incident

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JULY 15: Nikita Mazepin of Russia and Haas F1 and Mick Schumacher of Germany and Haas F1 talk during previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone on July 15, 2021 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon – Formula 1/Formula 1 via Getty Images)

The Russian apologized to his teammate after making contact with him during the race.


  • Haas’ Nikita Mazepin spun his teammate Mick Schumacher around at the Variante della Roggia during the Italian GP.
  • The Russian accepted the blame for the incident, though he said from his perspective it is a racing incident.

What he had to say:

  • “He braked very early going into turn 4 and I just put my nose there, and obviously he needed to make the corner and turn in, so I’m sorry it happened.”
  • “It was my fault, but like a racing incident.”
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