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Masi: Stewards judge incidents on 'merits, not consequences'

FIA race director Michael Masi reminded fans and competitors after Sunday's controversial British Grand Prix that stewards do not judge an incident based on its consequences for those involved. Lewis Hamilton was handed a 10-second penalty for "causing a collision" when he touched wheels at high speed with Max Verstappen at Copse corner on the opening lap of Sunday's race at Silverstone. But while the clash sent the Red Bull driver into the barriers, Hamilton survived the tussle and went on to win the race, reducing his deficit to Verstappen in the drivers' championship to just 8 points. For many, the fact that the Mercedes driver was able to win the race while being held...
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