Protest from Pink Bull unsuccessful; no heavier penalty for Hamilton
Ten second time penalty
It occurred in the course of the opening lap at Silverstone. After Verstappen and Hamilton had been combating one another for just a few corners, issues went mistaken at Copse Nook. Whereas Hamilton tried to overhaul the Dutchman, the Brit hit the rear wheel of Verstappen, which precipitated a 51G crash for the Dutchman. Hamilton acquired a time penalty of ten seconds and ultimately gained the race.
Pink Bull in protest
The Pink Bull Racing staff felt that Hamilton’s penalty was far too mild and appealed. This afternoon at 16:00 hours the listening to was held the place Pink Bull additionally introduced new proof. This new proof was not accessible on the time and in response to the staff would present that Hamilton was fully accountable. Pink Bull hoped that the protest would lead to Hamilton being suspended for a race.
FIA doesn’t go together with Pink Bull
Pink Bull’s protest was unsuccessful nevertheless. The FIA doesn’t settle for the protest of Verstappen’s staff and Hamilton won’t be given a heavier penalty. Based on the stewards, Pink Bull didn’t present vital further proof, as reported by Telegraaf journalist Erik van Haaren on Twitter. Verstappen will due to this fact have to extend his lead over his title rival with a victory on Sunday.
Het Verstappen/Hamilton-incident krijgt geen staartje. De stewards hebben beoordeeld dat er geen sprake is van vital, further bewijs om Lewis Hamilton zwaarder te straffen na herzieningsverzoek Pink Bull.