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Hamilton: If that was grass Max wouldn't be off

Lewis Hamilton has weighed in on the Max Verstappen penalty debate, saying it wouldn't have been an issue if there had been a proper deterrent, such as grass, surrounding the track. Verstappen was penalised for passing Kimi Raikkonen with all four wheels off the track on the final lap of the United States Grand Prix. The decision cost the Red Bull racer third place, frustrating both the driver and his team. But while Red Bull are angry at the stewards, Hamilton says the real issue is the design of today's Formula 1 tracks. 'He's off-track,' the Mercedes driver told Sky F1. 'This is the problem with today's circuits.  'I don't know who made the decision but there's all these run-off...
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