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Why wasn't Verstappen penalised for Hamilton shove?

Article To news overview © Pirelli The FIA's Race Director, Michael Masi, has explained why the stewards decided not to punish Max Verstappen for a staunch defence against Lewis Hamilton during the Brazilian Grand Prix. Verstappen and Hamilton went wheel-to-wheel on Lap 48 of 71 at Interlagos, with the Mercedes getting a run on the Red Bull along the straight between Turns 3 and 4. Hamilton tried to go around the outside of his title rival, but Verstappen firmly closed the door and appeared to straighten his steering to push the Mercedes wide. Both went across the escape area and rejoined the track. Despite it appearing to be a clear-cut penalty for pushing a driver off, the stewards...
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