Not only was his race compromised, but the heavy 51G crash also sent Max to the hospital for a checkup.
The Dutchman returned from the hospital last Sunday but decided to take a brief break from racing.
However, the 23-year-old recently posted a photo of him practicing on the simulator ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix to show that he is back in the game.
Practice on a simulator
Max took his fifth pole of the season in Silverstone but crashed out of the race.
With lights out, both Lewis and Max went ahead wheel-to-wheel for the first eight corners of the lap. However, at the high-speed Copse corner, Hamilton tagged Verstappen which sent him crashing into the barriers.
The Brit was awarded a 10-second time penalty but still went on to win the race.
Max posted an encouraging update for his fans with just six days to go for the race in Hungary.
In an Instagram post, he disclosed that he will be taking part in a simulator race with Team Redlines.
“Back behind the wheel! Driving for @teamredlinesim in the 24H of Spa” he wrote.
Verstappen to bounce back in Hungary?
Over the last nine races, Max had created a 32 point gap with Lewis. However, he lost most of the lead in one go after the race in Silverstone.
He still has an eight-point lead over Lewis as the paddock moves to Hungary.
The race in Silverstone was the Dutchman’s second DNF this season. As a result, he will be looking at Hungary to rebuild the gap between him and his rivals.
We can expect more sparks to fly following what was a highly controversial race.
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