Grosjean questions Hamilton’s behaviour

Date published: July 1 2016 - Editor

Romain Grosjean has slammed World Champion Lewis Hamilton at the Red Bull Ring in Austria for forcing him to spin out during FP1.

While the Frenchman was gathering data for Haas ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, Hamilton lost control of his Championship winning car and spun onto the gravel. The Brit then re-entered the circuit backwards forcing Grosjean to avoid him.

The former Lotus driver explained that there could have been a serious accident if he had not taken action the way he did and added that he will raise the issue during the drivers’ briefing.

“I wasn’t very happy with Lewis’ behaviour on track today,” Grosjean said.

“He spun, he didn’t put the brakes, he reversed in the middle of the track, and I was coming, so to have avoided I had to spin the car.

“We could have had quite a big crash this morning. It’s not something you want on your first run in FP1.

“Then in FP2 again he was doing some qualifying run and he going straight at turn 2, coming back and staying in the middle of the track.”