F1 rejects Mercedes appeal for review of Hamilton-Verstappen incident

F1 rejects Mercedes appeal for review of Hamilton-Verstappen incident
Dutch F1 driver Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing takes part in the first practice session of the Qatar Grand Prix Formula One race at the Losail Circuit. Hasan Bratic/dpa

Formula One has rejected an appeal from the Mercedes team over an incident involving their driver Lewis Hamilton and his world title rival Max Verstappen of Red Bull at last week's Brazilian Grand Prix. Race stewards decided after a hearing that Mercedes' request for a review of the incident would bot be granted. Based on new video evidence Mercedes wanted them to have another look at the incident in which they said Verstappen drove Hamilton off the track without being punished. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner spoke of "the right decision" and Mercedes motor sport chief Toto Wolff sai...


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