The start of the Spanish Grand Prix gave us contact between Haas driver Kevin Magnussen and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, and while the F1 has classed it simply a racing incident, fans had plenty to talk about on social media as fans erupted in opinions and pointing fingers.
Hamilton, dropping down to 19th, is now sitting 7th after just completing a fastest lap – since taken by Max Verstappen.
Here’s what people had to say:
That’s seriously unlucky for Hamilton
— Matt Gallagher (@MattyWTF1) May 22, 2022
Replay from Hamilton's onboard looks like Hamilton was pretty blameless in that, I think Magnussen just got a bit too tight from the outside and gave him a puncture.
— Chris Medland (@ChrisMedlandF1) May 22, 2022
— Carles LeSainz (@CharlosLeSainz) May 22, 2022
This race has got proper ‘blink and you miss it’ vibes. In all that madness, Hamilton is up to P7 👏 #SpanishGP
— Katy Fairman (@katyfairman) May 22, 2022
— Phillip Horton (@PHortonF1) May 22, 2022
Glad Hamilton did not retire, this race has been full of surprises
— Bryson Sullivan 🇺🇲 (@NaturalParadigm) May 22, 2022
— F1 Portrayed By Top Gear (@TopGearFormula1) May 22, 2022
this hamilton masterclass is gonna be swept under the rug because of this broadcast isn’t it ffs
— 16 (@m3rcl4ren) May 22, 2022
Can Hamilton be on the inside of someone without understeering into them? 😂😂
— Immanuel Ndungu 🇰🇪🇿🇲 (@Immmanuel11) May 22, 2022
Hamilton and Russell have put up one of the best fights in this race bro😭
— Ishraq (@Ishraq__05) May 22, 2022
Hamilton’s luck when Merc we’re looking good 😩
— breals 🏁 (@sophieebrearley) May 22, 2022
lewis hamilton every race this season so far pic.twitter.com/UZGBU95pxR
— ًky (@centuriohn) May 22, 2022
— Jorgina Donna (@JorginaDonna) May 22, 2022
Is Hamilton saying he wants to retire to save the engine? Because he’s P19? Huh….
— gi / rbr fan (@maksverstappen) May 22, 2022
Ohhhh man. What tremendous disappointment for both Magnussen and Hamilton. Really would have liked to have seen what both could do today.
— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) May 22, 2022
If @LewisHamilton doesn’t get driver of the day !!!!!!!!!!
— sumi (@99thcent) May 22, 2022
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