With six races to go and a lot of tension at the front of the grid, Otmar Szafnauer reckons Aston Martin could benefit if the title rivals clash.

Already this year’s championship has seen Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton involved in two big crashes, at the British Grand Prix and the Italian GP.

Lance Stroll scored in both races, bagging his season’s-best P7 at Monza.

Should the protagonists again clash in the final races of this championship, Aston Martin team boss Szafnauer hopes both Stroll and his team-mate Sebastian Vettel will be able to pick up the pieces.

“If Max and Lewis are fighting for the championship, they will push each other hard,” he told Motorsport.com.

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