AlphaTauri not attending Max Verstappen impeding hearing “a sporting disappointment” – Martin Brundle | F1

The reigning world champion was summoned to the stewards for three separate cases of potential impeding. One of them looked clear cut, with Verstappen getting in the way of AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda.The stewards ultimately handed Verstappen a reprimand, rather than three-place grid penalty, while Red Bull received a minor fine for failing to communicate with their driver.They noted: “Just prior to Tsunoda passing Verstappen, Verstappen saw the car behind approaching and moved to the left, however quite late.“The team admitted that there was poor communication on its part and that it did not advise its driver until Car 22 was alongside.”More…

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