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Verstappen defends Norris amidst race ban worries

Formula 1 needs to re-evaluate its penalty points system, says Max Verstappen, with Lando Norris courting a race ban after his tally reached 10 in Austria. Norris was penalised by the Austrian stewards for pushing Sergio Perez off the track, at least as they saw it, as the two drivers battled for position at the Red Bull Ring. Perez tried to pass Norris around the outside at Turn 4, ran out of road and had to take to the gravel. Norris was given a five-second time penalty and also two penalty points on his licence. That brings his tally for the last 12 months to 10 with the McLaren driver flirting with a one-race ban. Under F1's rules, any driver who reached 12 penalty points in a 12-month...
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