The contact between the two title contenders has exacerbated political battle between Mercedes and Red Bull. A battle that began many months ago and has now reached a point of no return. Also because it cannot be ruled out that Max Verstappen wants to ‘take revenge’ already at the Hungaroring. In this case, the events of the track will dictate Chris’s agenda Horner and Toto Wolff. Other than engine, wings or tire pressure. About pressuresHowever, the Red Bull team principal lashed out at his Mercedes colleague for his behavior following the Silverstone accident. Wolff has indeed gone in race direction after contacting Michael Masi via radio (“Michael I sent you an email, you should look at it“) To plead the cause of Mercedes and defend Lewis Hamilton for the contact with Verstappen.
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“I saw Toto who was heading towards the race to put pressure on the stewards. So I went to make sure our point of view was represented, why I don’t think it’s right that the team principals go and put pressure on the commissioners. They are not to be influenced: they need to be lucid to make these decisions. I don’t think anyone should be allowed to see them during the course of the Grand Prix“He said – according to reports GPFans – Horner, who actually was the first to contact Masi by radio. Wolff, for his part, defended himself as follows: “I heard they were pretty pissed on the radio, they had vented to Michael, so I went up to give my version. I think that’s fair enough. I have been in front of stewards many times in my life“.