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Bahrain GP race steward reveals extent of possible Verstappen penalty

Article To news overview © FIA Emanuele Pirro, who was the race steward for the season-opening F1 2021 race in Bahrain discusses how he would have penalized Max Verstappen had the Dutchman not given the position back to Lewis Hamilton. During the final few laps, Red Bull's Verstappen managed to overtake Mercedes' Hamilton around the outside of turn 4 for the race lead. Unfortunately, the Dutchman had all four wheels of his Red Bull RB16B off the race track prompting the race officials to inform him to give the position back. "He would have got a maximum 5-second penalty," Pirro told Corriere dello Sport. "You cannot overtake where you go over the track limits. Vertappen did...
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