Who Is To Blame For Hamilton & Rosberg's Collision In Austria

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The 2016 Austrian GP was filled with surprises throughout the 71 laps. It was by far one of the hardest fought and interesting races in the modern era. Rosberg seemed poised to win the Austrian GP and was involved in a collision with teammate Hamilton on the penultimate lap.

As true racing drivers neither Rosberg or Hamilton were ready to take the blame. Surprisingly, the stewards decided to penalise Rosberg with a ten-second penalty. On the last lap, Rosberg was first and due to the collision he was dropped down to fourth place.

Scuderia Ferrari, on the other hand, experienced mixed results. Vettel experienced a horrific accident as his rear tyre exploded on the main straight. The German lost control of his car and collided into the barrier at high speeds. Raikkonen on the other hand, safely secured third place.

Red Bull Racing once again proved that they can compete with the top runners. Max Verstappen made the most out of his one-stop strategy by securing second place. Daniel Ricciardo also drove brilliantly for his fifth place, however, he was clearly unable to run with the leading pack.

McLaren Honda had to retire Alonso's vehicle owing to a technical failure, while teammate Button went on to take a six place finish. Haas Racing had a decent outing with Grosjean securing seventh place. The biggest improvement at Austrian GP was by Manor Racing's Pascal Wehrlein completing the top ten.

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Story first published: Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:05 [IST]
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