Canadian Williams F1 driver Nicholas Latifi told the press that he received support from Hamilton and Mercedes F1 after receiving death threats for his crash, which was instrumental in creating all the controversy and for Max Verstappen to become Formula World Champion.
“In terms of the support I received afterwards, Lewis messaged me a few days later, just before I released my statement.” – said Latifi, who crashed his Williams F1 with just five laps to go in a race favored Hamilton at the Yas Marina circuit, nearly 12 seconds ahead of Verstappen, who disappeared after Michael Masi ignited the Safety Car.
“I’ve had a few messages of support from the other team members at Mercedes and yes of course all the support on social media from the other drivers and teams in the various categories which is great and exciting to see.” – says the Canadian from Williams F1, who ends by talking about how toxic social networks are.
“Social media brings a lot of good stuff and gives people a lot of access to things they wouldn’t normally be able to do, but at the same time, there are negative pitfalls that can occur. It would be nice to hope to find more ways to do better on that front. ” – concluded Latifi.
When will Formula 1 return?
The 2022 Formula 11 season will kick off on March 18, 19 and 20 with the Bahrain Grand Prix, to be held at the Sakhir circuit. Given that the category will have a race record on its calendar next year, bringing the total to 23 races.
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