'Verstappen and Hamilton both won't back off'

27-07-2021 11:28 | Updated: 27-07-2021 13:08
by GPblog.com
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'Verstappen and Hamilton both won't back off'

Last weekend's race at Silverstone ended dramatically for Max Verstappen, who flew off the track during a battle with Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap when the two collided. According to Paul Di Resta, the fight for the championship will only get more exciting.

The Sky Sports F1 analyst reveals in his new video ahead of the Hungary GP that things are now serious. "It's definitely gloves are off now. I think that Max knows Lewis isn't taking any prisoners and I think the other way around. They both have mutual respect for each other. Where that still stands, I don't know. Off the track a little bit more friendly than on the track."

There was much ado about the two drivers following the crash that occurred during the race. Di Resta also looks back. "Lewis isn't going to back off, and I think Lewis knows Max isn't going to back off now. It was unfortunate circumstances on such a special weekend."

Red Bull has the advantage in Hungary

Hungary is the last race before the summer break and according to the F1 analyst, Red Bull Racing has the advantage at this circuit. "I think Verstappen and Red Bull have the edge. It was a mistake by Lewis at Silverstone, more Lewis' side than Verstappen's side. But I'm not going to underestimate what Lewis can do because of his extraordinary success in the sport and how he goes about his racing."

"What I can say is, it's going to be action packed all the way to the end. And that's what the important thing is for Formula 1. It's been missing it for a long time, I don't want to be denied that. As a fan of the sport, I want to see these guys having a good arm wrestle", Di Resta said.

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