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Why Hamilton was not penalised by stewards for holding up Perez

Lewis Hamilton was once again front and centre after qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver appeared to hold up Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez, but the incident did not make it to the stewards. There are several reasons for this. If we refer to the Sporting Regulations, it appears that Regulation 27.4 applies to the situation:"At no time may a car be driven unnecessarily slowly, erratically or in a manner which could be deemed potentially dangerous to other drivers or any other person." So driving unnecessarily slowly can be subject to a penalty. In Formula 1, this is often a grid penalty of around three places. Read more Horner sees Hamilton slowing down:...
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