Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was frightened when he narrowly averted Haas’ slow-moving rival Kevin Magnussen within the first stage of qualifying for the Miami Grand Prix and stared on the wall.
Hamilton approached Magnussen alongside the lengthy again straight in the midst of the Q1 stage and was pressured to take a evasive motion, the seven-time champion, as he got here nearer underneath braking.
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As an alternative of crashing into the rear of Magnussen’s automotive, Hamilton dashed proper and made mild contact with the concrete wall outdoors Flip 17 – then pitted for entrance wing checks.
Magnussen and Hamilton reached Q2 after the session, inserting P5 and P6, respectively, with the officers to analyze the affair between the 2. Nonetheless, Hamilton would proceed to endure additional in Q2 as he did not enter Q3 and completed thirteenth on the grid.
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