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Why Leclerc avoided penalty for Hamilton skirmish

FIA race director Michael Masi said that a lack of contact between Charles Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton was behind Italian Grand Prix stewards' hesitance to punish the Ferrari driver. Leclerc squeezed a charging Hamilton to the outside on the approach to the second chicane, with the Mercedes running out of room and having to take the escape route. Article continues under video Rather than punish Leclerc with a time penalty, as may have been expected in recent years, stewards waved him the black and yellow flag, which Masi has said will be used more in the races to come, serving similar to a yellow card in football. Leclerc kept his racing much cleaner from there, and eventually won from...
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