‘We had discussed it in the morning’ – Toto Wolff stand-in reacts to Lewis Hamilton and George Russell’s Crash | F1

Hamilton retired after a first corner crash with Russell which left the seven-time world champion stricken in the gravel and his Mercedes teammate at the very back of the field. Russell staged an impressive recovery drive to fourth, while Hamilton was forced into a lap one retirement for just the sixth time in his 17-year career. Having watched the dramatic collision back, Hamilton later tweeted to take “full responsibility” for the incident, which is under investigation. "Worst possible start and the worst possible thing that can happen for a race team to see your two cars collide,” said Mercedes communications director Bradley Lord,…

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