Max Verstappen has been launched from hospital with no main accidents after his high-speed crash at first of the British Grand Prix.
The Crimson Bull driver was combating the Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap and the 2 made contact at Copse, with Verstappen pitched into the barrier on the outside of the track and recording an impact of 51G. Hamilton was given a ten-second time penalty for the incident however nonetheless went on to win an exciting race after chasing down Charles Leclerc, whereas Verstappen was taken to hospital for precautionary checks.
Verstappen and Hamilton collide!
The title rivals come collectively at Copse, pitching Verstappen right into a high-speed crash.
— Formulation 1 (@F1) July 18, 2021
A social media submit from Verstappen acknowledged he had been discharged late on Sunday night time, and Crimson Bull has now confirmed the Dutchman has been given the all-clear.
“Following a primary lap incident at Copse Nook between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton on the British Grand Prix, we will affirm that Max Verstappen walked away from his automobile and was instantly taken to Silverstone Circuit Medical Centre,” the group assertion learn.
“Following an evaluation by the trackside medical doctors at Silverstone Circuit Medical Centre, Max was taken by helicopter to Coventry Hospital for additional checks and remark.
“We’re happy to substantiate that Max was launched from hospital at 22:00 this night, following an intensive medical examination, with none main accidents.
“Max and the group wish to thank the trackside marshals and medical workers for his or her distinctive care each on-site at Silverstone and at Coventry Hospital.”