Pink Bull have formally requested the stewards to evaluate their determination in relation to the collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen on the primary lap of the British Grand Prix.
The crew submitted a petition for a evaluate on Friday. The 2 drivers and representatives of their groups have been summoned to seem earlier than the stewards by way of a video hyperlink at 4pm Central European Summer season Time on Thursday, forward of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend.
Verstappen crashed out of the race after colliding with Hamilton at flip 9 on the opening lap. Hamilton was capable of proceed, and although he was given a 10-second time penalty, went on to win the race and minimize Verstappen’s lead within the championship to eight factors.
The Mercedes driver was additionally given two penalty factors on his licence.
Underneath Formulation 1’s guidelines, the stewards will initially meet to contemplate whether or not a evaluate ought to happen. For this to occur, Pink Bull should current new and vital data which was not thought of by the stewards on the time of their unique determination.
“Everybody has their very own opinion on the occasions of Silverstone and it was a really polarising incident,” stated Mercedes crew principal Toto Wolff in an announcement shortly earlier than the FIA confirmed Pink Bull had exercised its proper to request a evaluate.
“Nonetheless, crucial factor is that Max is okay. It’s by no means good to see a automobile crashing, notably at such excessive speeds and at a nook like that, so we’re glad he emerged from the accident unscathed.”
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