After two formation laps behind the safety car, the race start was suspended and red-flagged due to poor conditions and lack of visibility.
As a result, the was moved forward a week and the , which was originally intended to be a one-off race in 2020, was added to the calendar in its place.
As a result, he was given a 3-place grid-penalty for the next race and two penalty points on his super licence.
Hamilton and Verstappen collided, ending their races prematurely.
But Hamilton is the form man heading to Spain, with the seven-time world champion aiming to record his fifth successive victory at the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya.
After regaining first with an undercut in his first pit stop, Verstappen found himself under heavy pressure from both Mercedes drivers.