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Judge for yourself: did Hamilton touch the wing of the RB18 here or not?

Judge for yourself: did Hamilton touch the wing of the RB18 here or not?

24 May - 13:44 Last update: 24 May - 13:44
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Lewis Hamilton ran very close to Sergio Perez's car during the Spanish Grand Prix. According to Mercedes, the Briton did not hit the Red Bull Racing car, but on the images below this is debatable.

It is not the first time that Parc Fermé is the subject of a discussion. Indeed, in 2021 Max Verstappen touched Hamilton's car and received a hefty penalty for doing so. The FIA imposed a fine of 50,000 euros on him, which they tried to use to deter other drivers.

In Barcelona, Hamilton seemed to make a mistake. The driver ran past the rear of the car, with all appearances that he collided with Perez's car. Throughout the race weekend, a discussion was further left unanswered, but the footage may give a different perspective on the matter.

Hamilton had a tough time in Barcelona

Hamilton had a tough weekend. Early in the race, he collided with Kevin Magnussen, losing a lot of time. Partly due to the retirement of Charles Leclerc, he finished in fifth place.

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