Lewis Hamilton wiped out in 1st-lap collision with George Russell at F1 Qatar GP | F1

Hamilton, starting on soft tyres, made a fast start and attempted to sweep around the outside of Turn 1 as he ran three-wide with Max Verstappen and Russell. But Hamilton’s rear wheel made contact with Russell’s front left, with the seven-time world champion losing a wheel as he was sent spinning off into the gravel. Russell picked up damage and was forced to pit at the end of the opening lap, but he is still running. “Yeah I got taken out by my own team-mate," Hamilton said over team radio. Russell made his frustrations clear, saying: "Come on! What the hell?"Guys, come on. Two…

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