Formula One: 'He did it on purpose' Hamilton says of Rosberg hitting his car
Published on Aug 25, 2014 12:32 AM
SPA, Belgium (AFP/REUTERS) - Nico Rosberg mounted a robust defence of his driving on Sunday after being booed on the podium for his part in the "unavoidable" second-lap collision with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
But Hamilton claimed that the German had told him he had done it "on purpose".
The crash left British driver Hamilton with a puncture that wrecked his race as Rosberg finished second behind Australian Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull to extend his lead in the title race to 29 points.
“We just had a meeting about it and he basically said he did it on purpose. He said he did it on purpose,” repeated Hamilton to reporters .
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