New photos have emerged showing Lewis Hamilton being at fault for the Italian GP crash.
The main talking point after the weekend at Monza was the Hamilton-Verstappen crash. The two title rivals collided midway into the race, and took each other out. The DNFs meant Verstappen still led the WDC by a slim five points.
Fans have been debating and discussing as to who was at fault since the second they touched. The FIA took Hamilton’s said, stating with proof that Verstappen was aggressive and entry and was predominantly to blame.
The Dutchman was hit with a three-place grid penalty for the incident, which he will serve at the Russian GP. Now, however, some new evidence with the capability of altering the narrative has emerged.
F1 photographer Peter van Egmond has released images that show the crash from a different angle. The snapper is a true veteran in the photography industry, and especially in clicking F1 pictures.
He has been doing the job for nearly four decades, and has been doing a mighty fine job at it too. He clicked some pictures of the incident, and they have restarted the discussion.
Displaying his pictures, van Egmond said, as reported by GP Blog, “When I look at these pictures I feel that Max was really committed, and I see Lewis looking at Max in his mirror. In my view, this is where he steers a bit extra to the left.
“Here you can already see that Lewis doesn’t make the apex. Maybe that’s because he has cold tyres, but I have a feeling he is deliberately forcing Max out. Max is obviously trying to stay off those sausage kerbs, but Lewis could have steered to the right here in my opinion.
“If you go back in that picture you see Lewis looking very excessively in his mirrors, while Max is just looking where he wants to go,” he concluded.
We will leave it up to you, our readers, to have a look and draw your conclusion. What’s for sure is that no matter whose side you pick, your camp will be opposed by one as large as yours.