The impact punctured a tyre on Verstappen's vehicle, eventually damaging the gearbox and forcing him to retire.
Red Bull did not have the pace to clear Q2 on the slower soft compound and will therefore start the race on the faster but less durable hyper-soft. "I was beating myself up but I knew if I had a better lap I could do it".
"Then I think for Bahrain obviously we had a different plan going into the race, but we wanted to win, so we had to change it, and it worked out".
When asked if he would talk to Hamilton ahead of Sunday's race in Shanghai, Verstappen left the possibility open.
Defending champion Hamilton will be keen to get his title assault back on track after mixed performances in the opening rubbers, and his strong performance in the first running of the weekend will provide him with the confidence that he can do just that. Because it's quite easy and simple to blame the younger driver. While F1 retirement is still probably two or three years off, he told me recently how he sees fashion design as the next chapter in his life.
"That's racing", Verstappen added. I had a fair shot at it. It was nothing insane, nothing risky. "This time it didn't work out". He said he might, but only "if it's really necessary".
However, ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix, the Dutchman has responded, insisting there was "nothing crazy" about the incident with the Mercedes driver.
"So yeah, I'm just looking forward to get started again here, because we have a good package, and there are a lot of good things coming".
LEWIS HAMILTON only wants positive fortune cookies in China. Hamilton has won at the Shanghai International Circuit a record five times, while the Silver Arrows team have lost the race just once in the last six years.
A late rain shower meant the session effectively ended 10 minutes early, although some drivers went out on intermediate tyres to get a feel for the track in slippery conditions.
Despite the war of words between the two, they seemed cordial when they met in the paddock ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix.
The qualifying simulation session was an opportunity to gather important data on the purple-striped ultrasoft tyre, which has never been used in Shanghai, and the results suggest it will be of little use in the race.
Wolff said the quick turnaround from Bahrain is a blessing.
This week, she said the country will no longer grant new offshore oil and gas exploration permits, Reuters reported . While there are permits around New Zealand, the bulk of the industry is in Taranaki.
And thanks to you and everyone here, hopefully there won't be many more after her that have to endure this pain", she said. The White House had previously said the president would meet with Kim before the end of May.
He added, "We do see this investment in mass transit as an investment that ultimately long term is going to benefit us as well". The data will be shared by Uber on popular curbs for pickups and drop-offs of ride-hailing services.
President Trump "does respect Colorado's right to decide for themselves how to best approach this issue", Mr. I am cautiously optimistic that the president appears to have heard the will of the people on this issue.
Therefore you will see the collection of equipment, changes in weapon slots, the randomization of weapons and other things later. That's just one of many elements that will be making their way into the game in the coming weeks and months.
The new baby is the second child for Thompson, who also has 1-year-old son Prince from a previous relationship. Apparently Khloe can't imagine being intimate with the man she's previously called "the love of her life".
Bryant will be treated as an immediate release , saving the club $8.5 million in salary cap space for the coming season. The Ravens have shown they're not finished adding receivers, meeting with Eric Decker and reaching out to Allen Hurns .
After a promise of $500, Sajudin took the polygraph test, and the administrator revealed that all his responses were truthful. He has said nothing - at least as far as I can find - about the payment to McDougal and the alleged payment to the doorman.
This week's unarmed protest , called "Flag Day", has seen demonstrators burn Israeli flags and wave Palestinian ones. At a protest camp there, a large Israeli flag was placed on the ground for demonstrators to walk on.
As previously reported , Scarlet Witch actress Elizabeth Olsen seemed pretty certain that the universes wouldn't collide. Of course, having Chris Pratt being Chris Pratt while you are trying to act is probably somewhat challenging.
Kentucky House overrides veto of school funding bill
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Pompeo vows to boost State Dept, confirms Mueller interview
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Assad says Western threats based on 'lies'
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Haley, Mattis divided on evidence of Syria gas attack
They blame Damascus for the alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma in the devastated Eastern Ghouta suburb of the capital. Meanwhile, the Russian military said the Syrian government is now in full control of Duoma, once held by rebels opposing Assad.
John Boehner Wants To Sell You Weed
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