The post-race burnout Max Verstappen carried out after the Styrian Grand Prix won’t be allowed in future, the FIA’s race director Michael Masi has confirmed.
The Crimson Bull driver slowed to a cease on the pit straight as he completed the race and spun his rear wheels, performing a burn-out in entrance of his group.
Nonetheless Masi took a dim view of the act and contacted Verstappen’s group “as quickly because it occurred” to warn them he should not do it once more.
“It was not a perfect state of affairs, which is why I spoke to the group instantly and informed them accordingly that one thing that will not be tolerated in future,” stated Masi.
Formulation 1’s sporting laws state drivers are permitted to have a good time after taking the chequered flag. Article 43.3 states: “the profitable driver […] could carry out an act of celebration earlier than reaching parc fermé, offered any such act […] is carried out safely and doesn’t endanger different drivers or any officers.”
Masi could level to a earlier incident on the Red Bull Ring for example of how slowing on the ending line will be harmful.
In 2015 Nicholas Latifi ploughed into the stationary automobile of Roberto Merhi on the finish of a Formulation Renault 3.5 sequence race on the identical circuit. Merhi, who was suspected to have slowed down in an effort to lay rubber at his grid place for the next race, was thrown out of the race weekend:
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