Last season, the battle for the title between Vettel and Hamilton was often a heated affair, which peaked during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix when Vettel deliberately rammed Hamilton's Mercedes when the race was neutralised by a Safety Car period.
Hamilton though felt Verstappen had been too forceful with the move.
Hamilton was only fifth and fourth respectively in yesterday's practice sessions with Ferrari'sKimi Raikkonen setting the pace ahead of team-mate Vettel. the Italian team seemed to have the advantage over Mercedes in the hotter temperatures.
Verstappen had started 15th in his Red Bull, after crashing in Saturday's qualifying, and dived down the inside of Hamilton into the first corner at the start of lap two in an attempt to seize 10th.
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However, the reigning world champion almost had his race thrown in the bin when Max Verstappen - charging from 15th through the field - made contact with Hamilton on the second lap, landing the Dutchman with a puncture that ultimately led to his retirement.
Hamilton has not won any of the past five races. The Mercedes team struggled in the hot temperatures at the desert circuit, but should be competitive again when they travel to the Far East, where the weather and track will suit the Silver Arrows auto.
World champion Lewis Hamilton has questioned Max Verstappen's maturity. "I am 17 points down already after just two races".
The world champion insisted that he had conceded the corner and left the Dutchman room to get safely past.
The touch was light, but enough to puncture Verstappen's tyre - which then led to damage as the Red Bull man limped his way back to the pits, ultimately prompting Verstappen's retirement from the race.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner cited the coming together as "hard racing", and suggested such incidents draws fans to the sport.
"There needs to be a certain respect between drivers", the Brit said.
"Maybe I need to go and watch the manoeuvre again, but it didn't feel like a respectful manoeuvre". It was a silly maneuver for himself, because he didn't finish the race.
Quintana (1-1) struck out six and walked two while lowering his ERA in five starts against Milwaukee from 0.90 to 0.77. Milwaukee wasted a nice start for Zach Davies, who struck out eight while pitching six innings of one-run ball.
Many graduate to play at USA and Canadian colleges and major junior teams, while some go on to the National Hockey League. He said: "Some of them are waiting to hear if their kids are alive". "You are losing your teammates and your friend".
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De Bruyne has contributed seven goals and a league-high 15 assists without shirking his responsibilities in City's engine room. I don't mind supporters doing that - I've had it a couple of times for my team and it's a nice feeling.
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The door was still open for Smith to again captain his country, but Mr Peever said it would be a "long road back". But it started becoming evident when Smith and Co. returned home that they didn't want to prolong the episode.
The anti-immigrant campaign has gone down well with numerous roughly two million core voters of Fidesz. Asked by journalists if he was fighting the European Union , Orban said: "The EU is not in Brussels".
The central government, however, blamed the Andhra Pradesh government for the delay on a special package to the state. However, it was never taken up for discussion due to continuous disruptions in the Parliament .
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