The heavy accident he was a victim of Max Verstappen during the opening lap of the F1 British Grand Prix following a contact with Lewis Hamilton, he pushed the Dutchman’s Red Bull against the barriers with a force of 51G. The championship leader came out unharmed but battered, so much so that he complained about an annoying one stiff neck immediately taken care of by his physiotherapist in the Monte Carlo residence. Christian Horner, head of the Red Bull team, explained that he found him in the morning of the Monday following the accident “as if he had done a few rounds with Tyson Fury, battered and bruised “.
But the checks carried out at the hospital did not reveal any problems and Verstappen can look forward to the appointment in Hungary on August 1st, determined to continue the excellent season that is giving him the leadership in the drivers’ standings, for the first time. time in his career. A positive sign towards his full recovery can come from his presence – announced on gpblog – at the 24 Hours of iRacing Spa, virtual competition that simulates the classic endurance race of the motoring world.
Verstappen and Norris win at Spa with final thrill
Verstappen will team up with Gianni Vecchio and Jeff Giassi, and will attempt to replicate the success of 2019 on the same platform.