Lewis Hamilton sends Mick Schumacher message after scary crash in Saudi Arabia

LEWIS HAMILTON has despatched a message to Mick Schumacher.

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Lewis Hamilton despatched his finest needs to Mick Schumacher after a terrifying crash in qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Hamilton mentioned “I hope he’s okay” after seeing the incident earlier than his post-qualifying interview.

Whereas Hamilton was on his solution to the media pen after being dumped out of Q1, Schumacher slammed his Haas automotive into the wall in a terrifying crash at 170mph

An ambulance was required on the observe to take the 23-year-old for check-ups are there are considerations over whether or not he’ll race on Sunday. Haas boss Guenther Steiner that Schumacher is aware and has known as his mum whereas on solution to the hospital.

In the meantime, Hamilton was of few phrases as he deal with his struggles within the Center East.

He mentioned: “Simply struggled with the stability of the automotive. Not the place we need to be.” Hamilton additionally climbed Mercedes went the “incorrect approach” with the arrange.  

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Lewis Hamilton sends Mick Schumacher message after scary crash in Saudi Arabia

Lewis Hamilton was knocked out of Q1 (Picture: Sky Sports activities F1)

Straight after the session, Hamilton mentioned: “I’m so sorry guys” over the workforce radio. It’s Hamilton’s worst qualifying since Brazil in 2017 the place he suffered a crash within the first a part of qualifying. 

Nonetheless, on pure efficiency it’s Hamilton’s worst run since Silverstone in 2009. Mercedes had suffered a poor begin to the weekend with Hamilton and George Russell outdoors the highest 10 within the third follow session. 

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Lewis Hamilton sends Mick Schumacher message after scary crash in Saudi Arabia

Mick Schumacher has crashed in Q2 (Picture: F1TV)

After Friday’s follow Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin mentioned they “do not have an answer” to their points.

He mentioned: “We tried a number of extra experiments to grasp the bouncing subject right here, some which made it worse, some which helped, however we do not but have an answer to make the issue go away. We are able to cut back this barely for tomorrow because it’s affecting the drivers in a number of of the corners and costing time. 

“In comparison with Bahrain, the automotive stability is in a greater place and when it comes to degradation we’re fairly pleased with what now we have seen immediately. Our single lap nonetheless wants a bit of labor however we have the session tomorrow to try this. Total although, an inexpensive day however clearly we nonetheless have a bit of labor to do earlier than we’ll be troubling Purple Bull or Ferrari.”


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