How F1's title fight exploded amid Baku chaos

How F1's title fight exploded amid Baku chaos

Neither Lewis Hamilton nor Sebastian Vettel finished on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix podium, but it was their on-track altercation that made the headlines - and might just have ignited a previously civil title fight

After seven races of mutual respect and cordial competition, the 2017 Formula 1 title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel finally got physical on the streets of Azerbaijan.

A chaotic recipe of multiple collisions on a tightly enclosed street circuit, leading to multiple safety car periods and restarts, created conditions for the first controversial moment between this F1 season's two chief protagonists.

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