Daniil Kvyat believes that Carlos Sainz Jr. ought to “preserve his distance” from him on the opening lap of races following a conflict between the 2 Toro Rosso Method 1 drivers at Silverstone.
Sainz was pressured to retire from the race after being hit by Kvyat because the Russian returned to the circuit by means of the high-speed Maggots and Becketts complicated after working vast.
Kvyat was hit with a drive-through penalty for returning to the monitor in an unsafe method, and ultimately completed the race one lap down in P15.
Talking after the race, Kvyat stated that whereas he can settle for a number of the blame for the incident, Sainz ought to have recognized higher than to put his automotive the place he did.
“The racing driver is aware of when he sees what occurs to me that you simply’re by no means going to be on the right line for Flip 12. So whenever you put your self there, you already know the collision is 90 per cent unavoidable,” Kvyat stated.
“I imagine had the opposite automotive been anticipating ab it, it could have been attempting to get me again on the subsequent straight. However it did not occur. You simply put your self there and say to your teammate ‘OK, you simply crash into me’.
“That is what I imagine occurred, and I fully disagree with the penalty. Sure, in fact the duty is on me additionally, however I believe we each must be feeling accountable for what occurred.”
Kvyat has beforehand felt aggrieved by Sainz’s strikes on the primary lap, and the Russian stated it might be sensible for the pair to be stored aside early on.
“I believe when he pushed me off the monitor within the first 4 races, no one instructed him something,” Kvyat stated.
“I imagine that these items occur, it is began once more, and I imagine he ought to preserve his distance from me on Lap 1 basically.
“I imagine it is best for the staff. It is a disgrace actually.”
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