Watch unseen footage of angry Fernando Alonso wag finger at Lewis Hamilton while driving past him after Belgian GP crash | The Sun08/29/2022
FERNANDO ALONSO was left fuming with Lewis Hamilton after the two drivers collided during the first lap of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.
The Spaniard, who started third on the grid, was quick to climb a position after lights out to jump up to second.
But, Hamilton was hot on his heals – so much so that the duo clashed midway through the first lap.
The Brit flew up and over his long-term rival, who then proceeded to rant to his Alpine team on the radio.
He said: "What an idiot! This guy only knows how to drive and start in first!"
And the most recent footage of the incident – which emerged on Sunday afternoon – shows Alonso furiously wagging his finger at the Mercedes driver as he drove past.
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Hamilton was forced to retire shortly after the collision due to the damage his car sustained.
After the race, the seven-time world champion took full responsibility for the crash.
He told Sky Sports: "I’m looking back at the footage and he was in my blind spot and I didn’t leave him enough space.
"So it was my fault today.
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"I am sorry to the team and I need to recuperate and get back on the treadmill."
Red Bull went on to claim maximum points from the weekend, extending the team's lead at the top of the Constructors Championship to 118 points.
Max Verstappen also extended his lead at the top of the drivers standings while Sergio Perez climbed up to second.
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