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Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has admitted to being “ashamed” of his message of confidence to George Russell during the Austrian Grand Prix.

A collision between Max Verstappen and Lando Norris allowed Russell to slip through for the lead after both were forced to return to the pit lane.

READ MORE: Wolff 'ashamed' of Russell radio message

Norris warns of further 'repercussions' after Verstappen crash

Lando Norris has cautioned there may be downstream implications for his collision with Max Verstappen in the closing stages of the Austrian Grand Prix.

The three-time drivers' champion had built up a seven-second advantage, but a poor second pit stop for the Dutchman on lap 51 allowed Norris to reel him and apply pressure on the Red Bull. On lap 55 of the 71 lap race, the McLaren made its first attempt on the lead.

READ MORE: Norris warns of further 'repercussions' after Verstappen crash

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'Stupid' Verstappen damages Norris friendship – International media reacts

George Russell capitalised on a controversial collision between Max Verstappen and Lando Norris to claim a shock victory in the 2024 F1 Austrian Grand Prix. 

Verstappen and Norris jostled for the lead in the closing laps, before finally clashing! Both drivers crawled back to the pits, where Verstappen received repairs and Norris retired from the race.

READ MORE: 'Stupid' Verstappen damages Norris friendship – International media reacts

Verstappen 'clumsy' but points finger at Red Bull

Max Verstappen feels his controversial collision with Lando Norris was nothing more than 'a bit of clumsiness' which could have been avoided but for better race execution from Red Bull.

Verstappen and Norris tested the limits of their friendship with a battle for the lead of the Austrian Grand Prix that culminated in lap-64 collision and the puncturing of tyres on both cars.

READ MORE: Verstappen 'clumsy' but points finger at Red Bull

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Verstappen to say sorry? 'Hell will freeze over'

David Coulthard feels 'hell will freeze over' first before Max Verstappen apologises to Lando Norris for their Austrian Grand Prix collision.

So far, Verstappen has shown no remorse for the lap-64 clash which resulted in punctures on both cars, the stewards handing him a 10-second penalty for causing a collision and resulting in Norris being forced to retire his McLaren.

READ MORE: Verstappen to say sorry? 'Hell will freeze over'

Verstappen bewildered by 'weird' Red Bull issue

Max Verstappen has hinted there was something “weird” occurring with his Red Bull car before his clash with Lando Norris at the Austrian Grand Prix.

Verstappen enjoyed a strong opening stint and pulled out a gap to Norris who was running in second place.

READ MORE: Verstappen bewildered by 'weird' Red Bull issue

Also interesting:

In the latest RacingNews365.com podcast, Ian, Sam and Nick discuss the Austrian GP and look ahead to the British GP. Max Verstappen and Lando Norris' shocking clash is a HUGE talking point, as is Toto Wolff's radio blunder!

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