Sport Lewis rejects Seb handshake for TV

21:25  09 july  2017
21:25  09 july  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Hamilton and Vettel kiss and make up

  Hamilton and Vettel kiss and make up Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel appear to have buried the hatchet after last month's controversial Azerbaijan Grand Prix.Speaking to reporters at a crowded Austrian Grand Prix news conference, the two men addressed the "road rage" controversy that has dominated the headlines since the June 25 race in Azerbaijan.

And though the multi world champions shook hands immediately after Saturday's shootout off-camera, an invitation from Sky Italia's Davide Valsecchi to make a second public handshake was rejected . Seb : Lewis relationship has changed. The Formula 1 Gossip Column.

Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton rejected an invitation to make a public show of reconciliation "Was it all water under the bridge?" ponders Damon Hill after handshake snub; Vettel to start second, Hamilton eighth in Austria. Seb : Lewis relationship has changed. The Formula 1 Gossip Column.

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Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton rejected an invitation to make a public show of reconciliation with title rival Sebastian Vettel after qualifying in Austria.

Just days after they were placed in front of the world's media in a heated press conference dominated by questions regarding their dramatic double Azerbaijan shunt, Vettel and Hamilton were next to each other again for the post-qualifying interviews.

And though the multi world champions shook hands immediately after Saturday's shootout off-camera, Hamilton snubbed an invitation to make a public handshake with Vettel when asked by Sky Italia's Davide Valsecchi.

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Seb : Lewis relationship damaged. Asked by Sky Sports News HQ's Craig Slater if he needed Bottas to hold off Vettel from a championship perspective, the Briton replied: "If Vettel wins the race, it will continue the lucky streak he is on." Lewis rejects Seb handshake for TV .

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"It was the story going into the weekend - was this resolved? Was it all water under the bridge?," pondered Sky F1's Damon Hill.

"You'd expect Lewis to be able to say it's done and he's satisfied Sebastian has apologised. I understand him not wanting to be forced into a handshake in public like that. I think he wants to do it in his own way in his own time."

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