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Ross Brawn apologises to Winnie Harlow over chequered flag mishap

Formula 1’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn has apologised to model Winnie Harlow for the error that resulted in her inadvertently truncating last weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. Harlow was entrusted to wave the chequered flag but was given incorrect instructions by an official, and displayed the flag while leader Sebastian Vettel was on his 69th lap of the scheduled 70. Under Formula 1 regulations, the result was backdated to the end of the 68th lap, and while it had no effect on the top 10 order, Daniel Ricciardo’s fastest lap honour was wiped from the history books. Brawn has offered his apologies for the situation and says the sport’s officials will...
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