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Overreaction to Vettel penalty has been 'ludicrous' – Jolyon Palmer

Former Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer believes the outcry and 'overreaction' from fans, pundits and drivers over Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has been 'ludicrous'. Palmer is of the opinion that the penalty was deserved – an opinion shared by 2016 Champion Nico Rosberg – and was critical of the Ferrari driver making yet another mistake whilst under pressure from Lewis Hamilton. 'Vettel dropped the ball in a big way. After 47 laps of pressure, Hamilton finally had his moment, and being forced into the wall or having to back off is not a fair defence from Vettel,' Palmer wrote in his BBC Sport column. 'It continues a theme of the German cracking under...
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