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Penalty point for Vergne after track limits breach

– Toro Rosso driver Jean-Éric Vergne has been given a penalty point on his licence following the German Grand Prix.Vergne was battling with Romain Grosjean when he put all four wheels off the track at Turn 6 and got ahead. He then failed to give the position back and was punished with a five-second stop-go penalty.After the race, however, the stewards decided this wasn't enough and hence he got a penalty point. Any driver reaching 12 points during a season is hit with a one-race ban.Vergne went on to finish the race in 13th and felt the stop-go penalty had cost him the chance to get into the top-ten and score."I was having a good race until the moment in which I had to make a...
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