Lewis Hamilton reopened old wounds on Monday when the Mercedes driver accused title rival Sebastian Vettel of breaking the rules during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims season's 1st win after Valtteri Bottas' tragic ouster in dramatic Baku race
Bottas, who has comfortably outperformed Hamilton this season, was dealt a cruel blow when debris on track caused a puncture, forcing him to retire.
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: 'Greedy' Sebastian Vettel feared he missed out on pole; Kimi Raikkonen rues 'painful' error
Sebastian Vettel was on top ahead of defending champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes as they began their final flying runs.
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Vettel, who leads Hamilton by nine points after three races, clocked a best lap in one minute and 41.498 seconds to sweep to the prime starting spot.
“He (Arsene Wenger) asked me to go and train with the team, which I have not managed to do yet, but he was always really welcoming and it was cool to meet ‘our team’s’ boss," Hamilton said.