Lewis Hamilton admitted he was entirely to blame for the collision with McLaren rookie Oscar Piastri at the Italian GP.
Lewis Hamilton ran off the track but continued unscathed in sixth place
He received two penalty points on his racing licence, making it four this year
Piastri suffered damage to the front wing, stopped for repairs and lost the points finish Hamilton was given a five-second penalty by the referee for locking wheels as the pair battled for eighth place on lap 41 of the Monza race.
The seven-time world champion ran off the track but continued unscathed to finish sixth, but the 22-year-old Piastri suffered front wing damage, stopped for repairs and dropped out of the points.
It was a clumsy mistake by Hamilton that he rarely made in his illustrious career.
He received two penalty points on his racing licence, taking him to four for the calendar year. A total of 12 will trigger a ban. Piastri complained on his team radio:
“He was just slowing me down.” Lewis Hamilton admitted he was “totally at fault” for his collision with McLaren’s Oscar Piastri.
Hamilton continued unscathed and finished sixth at Monza, while Piastri dropped out of the points.” Hamilton continued unscathed to finish sixth at Monza, while Piastri dropped out of the points