Hamilton escaped with only a sore neck after being concerned in a collision together with his F1 title rival as they battled for place on the first chicane on the halfway level of the Monza race final weekend.
Nonetheless images that emerged after the race confirmed Verstappen’s wheel putting Hamilton’s helmet, however the brand new footage printed by F1 gives a close-up perception in to what occurred precisely.
Trying again from the 360-degree digital camera that each one automobiles stick with it their nostril, the footage exhibits Verstappen’s automobile rising up above the left hand aspect of Hamilton.
At first, Hamilton’s halo is hit by the ground space simply behind the sidepod of Verstappen’s Crimson Bull, as momentum then carries the RB16B excessive of the Mercedes.
Because the Crimson Bull strikes ahead, if then dips right down to the left as the underside of the ground slides alongside the halo close to Hamilton’s head.
It’s when Verstappen’s proper rear wheel, which has scraped alongside the highest of Hamilton’s engine cowl and roll hoop, strikes ahead in entrance of the airbox that it then drops down and strikes the highest of the seven-time world champion’s helmet.
Hamilton’s head could be seen being pushed down and to the entrance, earlier than the Crimson Bull carries on rolling forwards and finally finally ends up nostril first within the gravel.
Talking after the Italian Grand Prix, Hamilton has been clear how fortunate he had been within the crash – and was in little question that the halo had saved him from severe harm or dying.
“Thank God for the halo that in the end I feel saved me and saved my neck,” he mentioned. “I feel within the precise second, it was an enormous hit. However all I may consider is, may I get going once more?”
Photographs of Hamilton strolling away from the crash confirmed that the impression with Verstappen’s wheel had damaged spoilers on high of his helmet.
The 360-degree digital camera from the entrance of Verstappen’s automobile captures the moments after the incident, because the Dutchman briefly tries to get going once more earlier than giving up and getting out of the automobile.