‘He’s simply f***ing hit me man!’ Lance Stroll and Nicholas Latifi rage at one another after spectacular smash throughout Australian Grand Prix qualifying with each vehicles WRECKED
- Saturday’s Australian Grand Prix qualifying was suspended after an enormous crash
- Nicholas Latifi and Lance Stroll noticed their vehicles broken following a collision
- Latifi let Stroll by way of however the Aston Martin driver appeared to abort his lap
- Williams man then tried to re-overtake on the within however Stroll became him
- Each drivers blamed one another over workforce radio as qualifying was suspended
- Race stewards plan to research the incident following the session
Nicholas Latifi and Lance Stroll had been concerned in a spectacular crash throughout qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix which led to each turning the airwaves blue.
Each the Williams of Latifi and Stroll’s Aston Martin suffered severe injury within the clumsy all-Canadian collision throughout Q1 in Melbourne and a fierce blame sport ensued.
Latifi pulled onto the observe exit at flip 4 to let Stroll by way of for his solely sizzling lap of the session after the Aston Martin crew wanted additional time to organize the automobile.
Stroll then slowed down, Latifi accelerated to return previous him on the within however Stroll moved over, sending the Williams spiralling into the wall.
Lance Stroll steps out of his Aston Martin after a slipshod collision with the Williams of Nicholas Latifi put them each out of qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne
The rear finish of the Williams was utterly smashed up, whereas Stroll needed to cease with injury to his front-right wheel.
Latifi raged on his workforce radio: ‘I don’t perceive what he was doing. He wasn’t wanting in his mirrors. The f***ing automobile’s destroyed!’
Stroll was equally indignant, shouting: ‘Latifi man, what the f*** was he doing, he’s simply f***ing hit me man!’
Qualifying was delayed by quarter-hour as the 2 wrecked vehicles had been towed from the observe and the particles swept up however the controversy isn’t over with stewards set to research extra absolutely after the session.
Canadian driver Latifi stated on Sky Sports activities: ‘He simply turned in to me. I let him by way of as a result of he was pushing to open a lap, or so I used to be advised, then he aborted the lap. I went to get previous him however he simply turned.’
On Sky’s race commentary, Martin Brundle stated: ‘I feel Latifi was getting out of the best way, letting vehicles by way of however there may be nothing quick coming.
‘He’s let the Aston by way of after which as he’s gone to retake that… increase.
‘It’s a misunderstanding, a really costly misunderstanding for each groups. What an costly shunt.’
It continued Latifi’s nightmare begin to the season after he crashed each in qualifying and the primary race on the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jeddah.
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