Max Verstappen laughs in his fist: Ferrari blunders at pit stop, Lewis Hamilton slams team (and almost collides with teammate)

Max Verstappen laughs in his fist: Ferrari blunders at pit stop, Lewis Hamilton slams team (and almost collides with teammate)
Max Verstappen laughs in his fist: Ferrari blunders at pit stop, Lewis Hamilton slams team (and almost collides with teammate)

Max Verstappen has taken another step towards second F1 world title thanks to a flawless victory in the GP of the Netherlands. Meanwhile, things (again) seriously went wrong with the competition.

Vincent Van Genechten

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At Ferrari, every race has been going wrong somewhere all season. This time Carlos Sainz was the victim of an incredible blunder during a pit stop. The crew of the Italian stable had forgotten to put a tire (left back) ready, so that he could only start again after 12.7 seconds. The Spaniard then spotted Red Bull driver Sergio Perez after a flashy pit stop over a stray wheel gun drive from Ferrari and pass him.

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Sainz then appeared to pass Esteban Ocon under the yellow flag after an incident with Valtteri Bottas and was then awarded a five-second penalty after an incident involving Fernando Alonso in the pits.

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Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton was in the lead for a while at Zandvoort. Until he noticed that his tires had too little grip and he was passed by Max Verstappen after the safety car. The Briton cursed and then yelled at his team for flying past George Russell on softer tyres.

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During that passing movement, the Mercedes men drove close to each other.

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The seven-time world champion apologized for his behavior afterwards.

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