Ferrari has held Max Verstappen responsible for the crash which eliminated both its drivers on the first lap of the Singapore Grand Prix.
Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen made contact which sent the Ferrari into the side of team mate Sebastian Vettel.
Although Vettel was initially able to continue with damage he then spun out at turn four.
Ferrari described the incident on social media saying “[Verstappen] took [Raikkonen] out and then he went to [Vettel].” The stewards are investigating the collision.
Vettel told reporters the crash was “not ideal”.
“I didn’t see that much,” he explained. “I saw Max and the next thing I see is obviously Kimi hitting the side of me and Max somewhere there. Obviously all three of us.”
“We move on, it doesn’t change much. Obviously we’re not in the pace, that’s a pity. We can’t show the pace that we have but I’m sure there will be more opportunities.”
Vettel told his team on the radio after the crash: “Sorry. I’m really sorry.”
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