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Brundle criticises ‘harsh' grid drops for Max and Bottas

Martin Brundle has labelled grid penalties for Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas in Qatar as 'harsh', given the circumstances at the time. Verstappen and Bottas were given a five-place and three-place drop respectively after failing to slow down for yellow flags on track during the final part of qualifying, after Pierre Gasly suffered a puncture at the end of Q3. Both drivers were on flying laps as they battled it out for pole, and Brundle thinks the lack of 'visible flags' on track played their part. Christian Horner was criticised for calling out who he thought was a 'rogue marshal' for waving the yellow flag which ultimately gave Verstappen his penalty, but he has since apologised for...
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