“Every grand prix driver knows that a move at that corner – one of the fastest in Formula One – is a massive, massive risk.
“What I am most angry about is just the lack of judgment, and the desperation in this move. It was never on.
“Lewis is a world champion that has won seven titles. It is an amateur’s mistake and a desperate mistake. Max is battered and bruised. It is the biggest accident of his career.”
F1 returns on Sunday, August 1 with the Hungarian Grand Prix as Hamilton looks to leapfrog Verstappen in the championship.