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Russell handed five-spot grid drop for double yellow flag violation

George Russell was handed a five-spot grid drop by the British Grand Prix stewards for failing to slow for a double yellow flag signal in qualifying. The caution was ironically brought about in Q1 by a spin by his teammate Nicholas Latifi. Russell said he saw the yellow flag and lifted accordingly, but obviously not enough according to the stweards. "I saw the yellow flag, I lifted, I felt like I was completely in control of the car," said the Briton before the stewards investigation. "The driver, Russell, explained to the stewards that he only saw the double yellow flag signal at turn seven in his peripheral vision and believed it was just a single yellow," the...
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