Lewis Hamilton accused of FAKING Italian GP injury by Red Bull advisor despite Verstappen’s car landing on his head


RED BULL advisor Helmut Marko has accused Lewis Hamilton of faking his accidents precipitated by his Italian GP crash with Max Verstappen. 

The Formula One title rivals have been concerned in a vital collision which noticed Hamilton saved by the halo on his Mercedes after Verstappen’s car landed on the Brit’s head.

Max Verstappen’s Red Bull landed on the halo of Lewis Hamilton’s MercedesCredit: AFP
Lewis Hamilton attended New York's celebrity Met Gala just a day after the crash
Lewis Hamilton attended New York’s celeb Met Gala solely a day after the crashCredit: Getty

Hamilton was taken to hospital for checks after the smash and revealed on social media he’s experiencing ‘headaches’ and a ‘tight neck’.  

But despite saying he’ll see a specialist the 36-year-old attended New York’s Met Gala merely 24 hours after the incident. 

And Red Bull chief Marko believes the seven-time world champion is placing on his accidents precipitated on the Monza circuit. 

The Austrian, 78, instructed German newspaper Osterreich: “’It was a standard racing accident. All the tales spherical it have been pulled up by the hair by Mercedes.

“Verstappen had already acquired out when Hamilton tried to return to get out of the gravel. 

“The medical car saw that and drove on. And then a show is put on that poor Hamilton is suddenly injured.”

Stewards deemed Verstappen chargeable for the crash and handed him a three-place penalty for Sochi’s Russian Grand Prix on September 26. 

And Mercedes boss Totto Wolf believed the Dutchman knew precisely what he was doing as he described it as a “tactical foul”. 

Both drivers have been compelled to retire which allowed McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo choose up his first victory in over three years.

A present is put on that poor Hamilton is right away injured.

Helmut Marko, Red Bull Advisor


While Hamilton wrote on social media: “It’s days like correct now, I’m reminded of how fortunate I’m.

“It takes a millisecond to go from racing to a very scary situation. Today someone must have been looking down, watching over me!

“My necks a bit sore consequently of the adrenaline wears off – it was a bit of worthwhile on the head, so naturally I’ve one big headache nonetheless I’m doing okay!

“The halo stopped the crash from being pretty tons worse and I’m terribly grateful to all people who work to make our automobiles and racing safer. TeamLH … the help I get maintain of from you retains me pushing and stopping.

“I’m so grateful for every and everybody of you, you might be truly the only. Still we rise!”

Verstappen elevated his lead all through the Drivers’ Championship to 5 elements after ending second in Saturday’s dash qualifying.

Hamilton was forced to retire after the crash at Monza
Hamilton was compelled to retire after the crash at MonzaCredit: Sportphoto24/Marco Canoniero

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