SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have a long history of incidents between them, even before Sunday’s last-lap collision at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Here are just some of the previous incidents between the two:
May 2014 – In qualifying for the Monaco GP, Rosberg’s bizarre mistake robs Hamilton of a chance to go for pole and Rosberg wins the race the next day.
July 2014 – Hamilton ignores team orders to let Rosberg pass at the Hungarian GP.
August 2014 – Hamilton alleges Rosberg deliberately crashed into him at the Belgian GP.
October 2015 – Hamilton forces pole-sitter Rosberg off the track at the U.S. race as he goes on to win the world title.
May 2016 – The two collide at the Spanish GP as Hamilton tries to overtake Rosberg shortly after the start.
June 2016 – Hamilton forces Rosberg off the track at the Canadian GP as they seek to catch Sebastian Vettel at the first turn, later wins the race, while Rosberg drops to fifth.