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Masi: Why Hamilton wasn't penalised for reversing onto the track

Article To news overview FIA Race Director Michael Masi has explained why Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wasn't investigated for reversing back onto the track after he slid off the circuit. Hamilton had been pushing hard to catch Red Bull's Max Verstappen midway through the Emilia Romagna GP, but slid off the track at Tosa while lapping another car. Clouting the tyre barrier with his front wing, Hamilton carefully extricated himself by selecting reverse and rejoining the circuit. With reversing onto a live racing circuit seeming to be something that warranted a penalty, fans took to social media to question why no penalty was given for the apparent infraction. However, there is no rule in the...
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