Red Bull adviser accuses Lewis Hamilton of exaggerating injury after Max Verstappen crash
Helmut Marko, the Red Bull advisor, has cast apparent doubt on Lewis Hamilton's claims that his "sore neck" was getting worse following his crash with Max Verstappen.
After crediting his roll hoop and halo device with saving his life at the Italian Grand Prix, Hamilton said on Sunday he would need to see a specialist over a potential injury to his neck. "My neck is getting tighter and tighter," he added.
However, Marko has now suggested Mercedes had deliberately made more of the incident.
"It was a normal racing accident, all the stories around it were pulled by Mercedes by the hair," he told the Austrian daily newspaper, Osterreich. "Verstappen had already got out when Hamilton tried to go back to get out of the gravel. The medical car saw …
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