Mercedes has asked the FIA to review the incident between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at the Sao Paulo GP.


  • The championship protagonists had an intense battle heading into turn 4 on lap 48 of the race with Verstappen allegedly forcing Hamilton off the track.
  • The stewards decided that no investigation of the incident was needed during the race.

The statement:

  • “The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team confirms that we have today requested a Right of Review under Article 14.1.1 of the International Sporting Code in relation to the turn 4 incident between car 44 [Hamilton] and car 33 [Verstappen] on lap 48 of the 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix, on the basis of new evidence unavailable to the stewards at the time of their decision.”

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