Lewis Hamilton tells FIA ‘do a better job’ in fiery response to Qatar mix-up

Lewis Hamilton has called out the FIA for their “poor communication” off the back of an incident at the Qatar Grand Prix, in which the Mercedes driver crossed the live race track after crashing out on the opening lap. 

The seven-time world champion was initially fined £34,700 for crossing a live race track following an investigation from the FIA at the Lusail International Circuit.

Hamilton held his hands up for his role in the mishap, apologising for his actions which were born from frustration after colliding with Mercedes team-mate George Russell while attempting a move around the outside of turn one on the opening lap.

However, this wasn’t the end of the debacle as an FIA spokesperson later said: “In view of his role-model status, the FIA is concerned about the impression his actions may have created on younger drivers.”

Click here to join our WhatsApp community to be the first to receive breaking and exclusive F1 news.

Don’t miss… Sergio Perez makes feelings on F1 future clear as Red Bull told to axe Mexican[LATEST]

Discussing the incident ahead of the United States Grand Prix, Hamilton explained: “I don’t think I was singled out, I think it was just poor communication.

“I don’t think what they said is exactly what they meant. I think what they mean is they’re just gonna look into how they can tackle those sorts of things moving forward to make sure that doesn’t happen.


We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.

For the latest news and breaking news visit: /sport/football . Stay up to date with all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.

Follow us on Twitter @‌dexpress_sport – the official Daily Express & Express.co.uk Twitter account – providing real news in real time.

We’re also on Facebook @‌dailyexpresssport – offering your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day to like, comment and share from the Daily Express, Sunday Express and Express.co.uk.

  • Advert-free experience without interruptions.
  • Rocket-fast speedy loading pages.
  • Exclusive & Unlimited access to all our content.

Source: Read Full Article