Lewis Hamilton now takes responsibility for the crash on the first lap of the race in Belgium. At the same time, however, he only gives his competitor Fernando Alonso, who was involved in the accident, the cold shoulder.

Hamilton apologizes: Lewis Hamilton apologizes after his collision with Fernando Alonso during the Belgian Grand Prix, as reported by Formula 1 on its website. “Looking at the pictures he was in my blind spot and I didn’t give him enough space today. I feel sorry for the team,” said the Briton.

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Brief reaction: Hamilton, on the other hand, only briefly commented on Alonso’s radio message shortly after the accident: “It’s not really important what he said. It doesn’t interest me.” The Spaniard had described Hamilton as an “idiot”.