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Steiner facing ‘paddock ban' for criticising stewards

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner is facing a ‘draconian punishment' from the FIA following his criticism of race commissioner Emanuele Pirro. Haas driver Kevin Magnussen was handed a five-second time penalty at the Russian GP that demoted him from eighth to ninth. Steiner blamed Pirro. 'If it wasn't for a stupid, idiotic steward, we would be eighth,' he told Magnussen as the driver did his in-lap. Magnussen replied: 'Yeah, what a load of shit.' The criticism of Pirro caught the attention of the FIA. As this is not the first time that Steiner has publicly criticised the stewards, motorsport's governing body is keen to take action against the Austria. According to Motorsport-Total.com,...
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