Verstappen crashes on pre-grid lap at Hungary GP

accreditation
Image: TeamTalk
Image: TeamTalk

Max Verstappen crashed his Red Bull car on his final lap on his way to the grid Sunday for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Verstappen appeared to suffer a broken front wing and front suspension as he spun off in rain-affected slippery conditions at the Hungaroring.

The Dutchman lost control of his car as it slipped off into the barriers, but he recovered to steer his car to the forming grid for immediate repairs.

Early opinions from close observers suggested that it was possible he could be out of the race due to the extent of the suspension damage.

Verstappen had said several times during the weekend that his Red Bull car was difficult to control and tricky to drive due to lack of balance.


We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Brought to you by
Voting Booth
Who do you feel was at fault for Verstappen and Hamilton's Italian GP crash?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Verstappen
25% - 1233 votes
Hamilton
42% - 2077 votes
They were both at fault
33% - 1613 votes
Vote