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Aug.27 – Williams F1 driver Pastor Maldonado rejected the deliberately of the crashed with Lewis Hamilton following Q2 on Saturday at Spa-Francorchamps. The final minutes of the Q2 McLaren and Williams fought over track positions, and another lap with Hamilton overtaking the Maldonado. Final time that drama spread-out when Williams turned in on Hamilton, side-swiping the Hamilton and damaging his McLaren.

The British speedy Hamilton told his team it was “done deliberately”, however, Maldonado insists that wasn’t the case. It was a difficult moment, there was no reason from my side to have contact and from the side of Lewis,” he told the BBC.

“It wasn’t rainy conditions and we need to understand what happened. There was no need for contact after the chequered flag.”

Pressed as to whether his coming together with Hamilton was deliberate, he said: “No, no, I don’t.”

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