Martin Brundle thinks the Silverstone collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen has the potential to become part of Formula 1 folklore.

Specifically, the Sky Sports commentator and pundit believes the British Grand Prix opening-lap clash could become as famous an incident as the two involving Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in Japan.

That may be the case, says Brundle, if Hamilton goes on to overturn his remaining eight-point deficit to Verstappen in the World Championship standings and captures a record-breaking eighth title this year.

Brundle thinks there could be shades of 1989 and 1990 if so. In the first of those years, Senna, needing to win the last two races to deny his McLaren team-mate Prost the title, ruined his chances by trying to overtake the Frenchman up the inside at the Suzuka chicane.

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