The pilot Force India Esteban Windows expressed his opinion regarding the collision with Carlos Sainz at the Grand Prix of Malaysia.
At the equator the race Window closer to the rider Toro Rosso, who went eighth, and went on overtaking on the outer radius in the first turn.
But the rivals had a contact, because of which the car of Esteban deployed. Because of the collision the Frenchman dropped to 12th place but was able to partially catch up, finishing tenth.
Carlos did not see the chequered flag due to problems with the technique.
“I tried to overtake Carlos, but for unknown reasons it just locked the wheel and drove into me, – quotes the window AUTOSPORT.com. A dreadful race. A puncture on the first lap [after contact with Felipe Massa] ruined my race.
I went in for a pit stop and] managed to hold on to this rubber compound to the end of the race, but when he tried to overtake Sainz, he crashed into me. Don’t know what I could do differently in this moment.”
The science, in turn, has its own perspective on the incident.
“Obviously, we were fighting for position and both braked very late in first corner, said Carlos. – He slowly walked up to me, but I could not turn the steering wheel, and between us there was a small contact.
At that time he was already ahead of me. If you’re ahead, it’s not worth the risk to continue to get closer to another car, especially at late braking.”
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