Fiki wrote:At the point of impact, either Max locks up his left front tyre, or his left front and Vettel's right front touch. So Vettel is much further alongside than halfway. Edit: it's Vettel's front wing that touches Max's front left tyre.Tufty wrote:At the point of impact Seb has a half-car's width on his inside. He then drifts wide and clouts Max, damaging both their cars. So staying far left is gone straight away. You're right control is only lost post impact, but that doesn't dictate where the blame lies.
I wonder what Max said just after the incident; I could understand if he had said he never saw the attack coming, and turned into the corner normally.
But if he didn't claim that, he did indeed turn into a car that was already alongside. Which would make him the one who caused the accident.
He had to turn and take the corner at some point or he'd have run wide. He can't make his car disappear.