Hamilton was stuck behind Esteban Ocon during the opening phase of the Grand Prix, with the two eventually colliding. The Mercedes star stuck his nose down the inside at the tight Ste Devote corner, striking the side of the Alpine.
The Briton was straight onto the team radio to complain about Ocon’s driving standards and asked if he had picked up any damage in the collision. His team confirmed he had picked up some minor damage to the front wing but he stayed out to continue the battle.
He added: “He’s just turned in on me man, I’m not sure if my wing is busted. For f**k sake man.” However, Ocon was handed a five-second penalty for causing a collision after the stewards investigated the incident. Hamilton eventually got past Ocon but found himself behind Fernando Alonso later on in the Grand Prix.
The tight nature of the Monaco circuit meant it was impossible to pass and Hamilton was forced to settle for P8.
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