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Lauda: F1 penalty system a joke

Niki Lauda has applauded a decision for F1 race stewards to take a step back, adamant that drivers should be "free to race." Earlier this month, Autosport reported that the FIA would be taking a step back when it came to on-track incidents. Instead of investigating and handing out penalties for every incident, they would instead only deal with the big ones. The decision has been welcomed by triple World Champion Lauda, who feels drivers should be allowed to race each other without fear of punishment. "Honestly, it is a joke," the Austrian told The Mirror. "The public leaves us because we are not racers any more. "The Perez and Massa incident was a normal one....
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