The Finn, who visited Mercedes' base on Tuesday and Wednesday, said: "I followed a bit of the process of how they found the issue and how they reacted to fix it and make sure it doesn't happen again".
Verstappen hit the front after Mercedes kept Hamilton out on track during a virtual safety auto period that followed Bottas's retirement, with the other contenders pitting for fresh tyres.
The 33-year-old is aiming to become the most successful driver in British Grand Prix history this weekend by sealing a record sixth win at Silverstone, surpassing British great Jim Clark and France's Alain Prost. I tried to manage, I could see my tyres opening up.
It was Valtteri Bottas who was on pole at the Austrian GP, but the Finnish driver lost the lead to his Mercedes team-mate at the very beginning of the race.
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Belgium displayed their fighting spirit and manager Roberto Martinez was able to completely change the game after going down 2-0. Petersburg Stadium. "There are many ways to see football and interpret it", he said , as quoted by Sky Sports .
With this result, Sebastian Vettel has retaken the lead of the World Drivers' Championship from Lewis Hamilton with a single point separating the two. Räikkönen was third with 101 points, Daniel Ricciardo with 96, and Verstappen with 93 points. This left Hamilton 7.7 seconds ahead of Verstappen when a Virtual Safety Car was deployed to allow for Bottas' car to be removed. This year's race took place on 25 March. Chief strategist James Vowles acknowledged the blunder, telling Hamilton that it was his mistake. "We've just thrown away a win", said Hamilton. Hamilton reeled off two fastest laps, but it was asking too much as Mercedes' unbeaten four-year run in Austria, and his own race, came to an end when he pulled up on lap 64 after losing power.
The last time that Hamilton retired was in 2016 when he crashed with teammate Nico Rosberg in the Spanish Grand Prix.
Hamilton is coming off the back of a miserable weekend at the Austrian Grand Prix during which he was forced to retire eight eight laps remaining after suffering a loss of fuel pressure.
"They are definitely on a high at the minute and it's going to need to continue", Hamilton said during Thursday's press conference at the Silverstone circuit.
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