Formula One release terrifying 360 degree footage of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s dramatic crash at Italian GP… displaying the Dutchman’s Red Bull scraping over halo gadget which ‘saved’ Brit’s life
- Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton wiped one another out of the Italian GP
- The pair entered Turn 1 side-by-side and Verstappen ended up on high of the Brit
- Hamilton’s life was saved by the halo gadget, because the Red Bull landed on his head
- Formula One have launched unimaginable new footage of the crash on Sunday
The Italian GP was hotting up for a dramatic showdown between the titles rivals on the twenty sixth lap when a gradual Red Bull pit-stop dropped Vertappen again into Hamilton’s clutches.
The Dutchman was careering down the end straight and into Turn 1 when Hamilton emerged from his personal cease, and the Mercedes flicked vast to push Verstappen to the surface.
Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided on Sunday and wiped one another out of the race
Both drivers held their floor, the chicane narrowed, Verstappen’s automotive flicked off the curb and bounced dangerously over Hamilton’s automotive – coming to cease with its tyres spinning within the air, beached on high of the Brit.
From a 360 degree digicam mounted on the entrance of Hamilton’s Mercedes it is attainable to see the seven-time champion’s head jolted ahead because the Red Bull crashed onto his halo gadget, showering him in shattered carbon fibre.
Verstappen hopped out first, marching again to the pit and claiming:’
Hamilton adopted as soon as the Red Bull was finally hoisted off his Mercedes, and opened-up on a scary second.
‘Thank God for the halo. It saved me,’ he stated.
‘I do not suppose I’ve ever been hit on the pinnacle by a automotive earlier than. My head actually is sort of far ahead.
‘I’ve been racing a protracted, very long time, I’m so so grateful that I’m nonetheless right here.
‘Feel extremely blessed, like any person was watching over me as we speak.’
Daniel Ricciardo took victory after passing Verstappen at the beginning and getting forward of the carnage, along with his McLaren team-mate Lando Norris is second forward of the Alfa-Romeo-bound Valtteri Bottas.