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Niki Lauda calls Max Verstappen penalty 'worst I've ever seen'

Niki Lauda has spoken out against the penalty handed to Red Bull's Max Verstappen, echoing the Dutchman's concerns that such decisions are 'killing the sport', something Verstappen himself said after the race. Verstappen was penalised for a last lap overtake on Kimi Raikkonen because he crossed the 'track limit' with all four wheels, dropping him off the podium down to fourth, whilst also incurring a penalty point on his licence. Three-time champion Lauda blasted the race stewards in his assessment of the penalty: 'This decision is the worst I’ve ever seen,' he said.  'He did nothing wrong. We’re racing drivers, we’re not on a normal road. It’s...
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