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Michael Masi explains why Sebastian Vettel received harsher penalty than Lance Stroll

Formula 1 Race Director Michael Masi has explained why Sebastian Vettel received a harsher sanction than Lance Stroll at the Italian Grand Prix. Vettel held fourth place during the opening stages at Monza but spun through the Ascari Chicane, and upon re-joining the track tagged Racing Point driver Stroll. Stroll was sent spiralling across the circuit and when he re-grouped he forced Pierre Gasly to take evasive action, running through the gravel trap. Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-and-go penalty while Stroll was issued with a drive-through penalty, and post-race the Canadian felt the two incidents warranted the same sanction. But Masi, who took over as Race Director following Charlie...
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