Whereas Kimi Räikkönen was battling with George Russell for eleventh place, Sebastian Vettel tried to benefit from it and attacked his former teammate on the exit of Flip four and into Flip 5. Nevertheless, each males went to the contact at excessive velocity, sending the 2 vehicles spinning head-to-tail within the gravel then the grass, thankfully with out contact with the rails which delimit the clearance.
Unscathed, the 2 males had been summoned by the Austrian Grand Prix commissioners to make clear the incident and search doable accountability. Small trace on the course of the debates: the convocation of the 2 pilots signifies “collision allegedly brought on by automotive 7 at four:26 pm”.
It ought to be famous that the 2 World Champions aren’t the one drivers summoned since Russell must go there as nicely. The Williams driver is suspected of getting moved in a braking zone, a priori in his struggle in opposition to Fernando Alonso for tenth place.
And extra, a complete of eight drivers may even have to elucidate themselves for maybe not having slowed down sufficiently beneath the yellow flags brought on by the exit of Vettel and Räikkönen, specifically: Carlos Sainz, Sergio Pérez, Daniel Ricciardo, Charles Leclerc, Pierre Gasly, Antonio Giovinazzi, Nicholas Latifi and Nikita Mazepin.