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FIA was too easily influenced by Ocon – Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen says the FIA was too easily influenced by Esteban Ocon when it forced the Haas driver to make a pit stop early in the Canadian Grand Prix. Light contact between Magnussen and Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap of the race led to the Dane picking up minor front wing damage, and Haas was relieved to determinne that it wasn’t affecting his car performance. However, Alpine told Ocon of the damage and the Frenchman claimed he could see a loose section that could break off, resulting in the stewards then giving Magnussen a black and orange flag that mandates a pit stop to fix an issue.
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