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Ericsson penalised for Massa crash

Marcus Ericsson will start from the pit lane for the Monaco Grand Prix after crashing in to Felipe Massa during qualifying. Massa was on a slow lap and stayed wide at Mirabeau to allow Ericsson – on a flying lap – to pass on the inside of the corner. However, Ericsson lost control of his Caterham under braking and slid wide, taking Massa out in the process as he hit the barriers. Having investigated the incident, the stewards decided that Ericsson was “reckless” and as a result have relegated him to a pit lane start. The decision read: “Car 9 is required to start the Race from the Pit Lane. (2 penalty points awarded, 2 points total for the 12 month period)”. Adding the reason...
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