Raikkonen blames Liuzzi for crash

Finn Kimi Raikkonen blamed Vitantonio Liuzzi for the crash that put both men out of the Hungarian Grand Prix

Raikkonen blames Liuzzi for crash

Raikkonen, who had started from pole position and was in second place when the accident happened, run into the back of Liuzzi on lap 26 while trying to lap the Toro Rosso driver.

Raikkonen's McLaren ended up heavily damaged, wrecking his chances of fighting for victory.

"I could do nothing to avoid the collision with Liuzzi," said Raikkonen. "He really slowed down on the racing line and there was just nowhere for me to go except into the back of him."

"The start of the race was really good for me with my first set of Michelin tyres working really well, but after the first stop I was really struggling with grip on the front, and as a result Fernando Alonso was able to build on his lead.

"It is never great to end a race like that especially when there was every opportunity to win it, but we just have to move forward, and I really appreciate the gesture of Liuzzi coming to apologise."

 

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