REVEALED: Max Verstappen hears moaning in pain and says ‘aargh, f***’ on Red Bull team radio after hitting barrier after 180mph crash with rival Lewis Hamilton at British Grand Prix
- Audio images have surfaced from the Red Bull team radio after Max Verstappen’s crash
- Championship leader involved in first lap crash with rival Lewis Hamilton
- 180mph crash ended Verstappen’s race when he was sent to hospital for check-up
- Dutchman heard moaning in pain and loud cursing in the aftermath
- He later accused Hamilton of ‘unsportsmanlike’ behavior after the win
Max Verstappen could be heard in pain before screaming expletives after his first lap crash with Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix.
The championship leader’s race at Silverstone lasted a lap after a collision at turn nine with title rival Hamilton, and the Briton claimed victory in his absence.
Verstappen was taken to hospital for a check-up after the horrific 180mph incident, and the audio images on the Red Bull team’s radio shed more light on how much pain the Dutchman appeared to be in.
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Max Verstappen was visibly in pain after audio emerged from crash with Lewis Hamilton
In the short audio clip during the aftermath of being sent into the barrier wall following a clip on his right rear tire, a Red Bull team member asks, “Max, are you okay?”
After the audio cuts out for a moment, Verstappen can be heard clearly growling in pain from the incident before yelling, “Argh, f***!”
No love was lost between the title rivals after Hamilton claimed victory, with both appearing to blame each other for the crash, for which Hamilton was handed a 10-second penalty from the race stewards.
“Glad I’m okay,” Verstappen tweeted. “Very disappointed that I was taken out like this. The penalty given does not help us and does not do justice to the dangerous move Lewis made on the track.
Hamilton cut Red Bull driver’s right rear tire at turn nine of the opening lap at Silverstone
Verstappen was sent to the tire barrier when his race ended on the opening lap
Verstappen was sent to hospital for a check-up after the 180mph crash as his race ended
“It’s disrespectful and unsportsmanlike to watch the celebrations while you’re still in the hospital, but we’re moving on.”
Later on Sunday, Verstappen posted a second tweet saying: “Discharged from hospital after all checks were in order. Thanks to everyone for all the nice messages and best wishes.’
Hamilton said from his point of view: “I gave everything this week. I always try to be measured in fights with Max and he is aggressive.
“I was standing right next to him and he didn’t give me space, but whether I agree with the penalty I wouldn’t let anything stand in the way of the national anthem and the British flag.”
After Hamilton claimed victory, Verstappen accused him of ‘unsportsmanlike’ behavior
There is a history of issues between the couple after getting together twice for this season
Glad I’m okay. Very disappointed to be taken out this way. The penalty given does not help us and does not do justice to the dangerous move Lewis made on the track. Watching the celebrations while you are still in the hospital is disrespectful and unsportsmanlike, but we move on pic.twitter.com/iCrgyYWYkm
— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) July 18, 2021
The pair have a history after meeting twice earlier this season, in the opening race in Bahrain when Verstappen went off the track before being asked to return the position he had won, and at Imola when Hamilton’s front wing was damaged by Verstappen and he was sent into orbit. gravel.
The result could have major implications in the title race after Hamilton’s win narrowed Verstappen’s lead at the top from 33 points to just eight in what appears to be the closest battle in a given amount of time.
The Mercedes star was labeled ‘amateur’ and ‘desperate’ by Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
“Any driver who has driven this track knows not to put a wheel in the inside of Copse,” Horner said furiously to the race director.
Hamilton received racist messages on Instagram where one user used a gorilla emoji (left)
“That is a huge accident and it was Max’s corner. As far as I’m concerned, Hamilton is entirely to blame for that incident, he should never have been in that position. Thank God Max ran away unharmed.’
Hamilton was racially insulted after his controversial victory.
He received posts on Instagram of his Sunday night upload featuring monkey emojis.
One user wrote: ‘I was his fan for this race! very bad… Sir Lewis Hamilton’ before adding a gorilla emoji.