The crash led to Verstappen having to visit the hospital and both Red Bull and Mercedes getting involved in a war of words.
Battle has become more intense: Wolff
Toto Wolff has confirmed that following the incident at the British Grand Prix, the dynamics between the two drivers have changed significantly.
“I think that the intensity has increased since Silverstone,” said Wolff.
“It certainly will not be the last time they fight for position and hopefully they can do it in a sportsmanlike way. And, if not, we will see more collisions,” said the boss.
Hamilton does not need to prove anything
Considering the intensity of the rivalry between Lewis and Max, many were under the impression that the crash was caused by Hamilton on purpose.
However, Wolff claims that Hamilton does not really need to prove anything to anyone.
He also added that the Brit has already earned a major name for himself being in the sport for so long. As a result, he has no reason to cause the crash intentionally.
“I think he’s much beyond proving a point,” said Wolff.
“He is a 99-time race winner and seven-time world champion. There is nothing Lewis Hamilton needs to prove to anybody anymore,” he concluded.
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