Hamilton made plenty of makes an attempt to overhaul Verstappen on that first lap and when the drivers arrived at Silverstone’s Copse Corner, the Briton’s front-left wheel touched the Red Bull driver’s back-right tire.
Verstappen span off the monitor and throughout the gravel earlier than crashing into the limitations, although the Dutchman was in a position to stroll away from his wrecked automotive.
Red Bull crew principal Christian Horner mentioned Hamilton had been “fully out of order.”
“Everyone who’s pushed that nook is aware of you do not stick a wheel up the within at Copse,” Horner informed Channel 4. “He’s put him in the fence. Thank god he isn’t been harm. It was a determined transfer.”
Race stewards then handed Hamilton a 10-second penalty for the incident with Verstappen.
“I used to be forward coming in there,” mentioned Hamilton in a radio name together with his crew. “It was my line. I used to be giving the man area.”
Sunday’s race was attended by 140,000 individuals, in response to organizers at Silverstone.