Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat collide again during Russian GP
|By Lawrence Barretto||Sunday, May 1st 2016, 12:46 GMT|
Sebastian Vettel and Danill Kvyat collided for the second successive race with the former ending up in the wall on lap one of the Russian Grand Prix.
Red Bull's Kvyat locked up and hit Vettel at Turn 2, pitching the Ferrari into Daniel Ricciardo.
All three cars continued, but Kvyat then hit Vettel again into the fast Turn 3, sending him into the wall and out of the race.
Vettel's team radio immediately after the incident was expletive-laden but he was calmer when speaking to reporters on returning to the pits.
"In the end these things happen, but obviously it's harsh," said Vettel.
"The race is long. Yes you can make progress on the first lap but you can also end your race there.
"It was not my fault, nothing I could change.
"I don't dislike him but I think he made a mistake two weeks ago and a mistake today but it doesn't change anything."
Vettel rode a scooter himself back to the pits and watched replays of the incident.
The German then headed over to the Red Bull pitwall to speak to his former boss Christian Horner.
"I think you saw more than me," he added. 'It was fairly clear that I just got a big hit.
"I was lucky not to spin into Turn 2, then just got turned around at turn three into the barriers.
"If I need to talk to somebody it is him (Kvyat)."
Kvyat received a 10-second stop-go penalty for causing the two collisions.