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FIA steward Pirro hurt by ex-racers' reaction to Vettel penalty

FIA drivers steward Emanuele Pirro admitted he was hurt by the scathing reaction of fellow ex-racers to last weekend's Canadian Grand Prix penalty controversy. In the closing stages of the race in Montreal, Sebastian Vettel was handed a five-second time penalty for rejoining the circuit in an unsafely manner and impeding Lewis Hamilton. The stewards' call robbed Ferrari and Vettel of a much needed win and delivered to Mercedes a seventh consecutive victory, but the decision sparked a wave of outrage on social media from fans and racers alike. Motorsport legend Mario Andretti said that what happened in Canada was "not acceptable" while 1992 F1 world champion Nigel Mansell...
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