Race, Modern
JUL 19th 2021

Damien Smith

Four talking points from a dramatic British GP

So it’s happened. The tense duel between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen erupted into open hostility on Sunday at Silverstone as a first-lap collision that left the world championship leader in hospital took Formula 1 into potentially troublesome territory. Up to now, there’s been wary respect between the two best performers in modern grand prix racing – but the heat in their personal fight has now sky-rocketed to a level only matched by the 52-degree track temperatures at a scorching British GP.

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