George Russell wants Monza to modify ‘Get out of Jail free’ after penalty at F1 Italian GP | F1

The Mercedes driver picked up a five-second time penalty for skipping the Rettifilo chicane and staying ahead of Alpine’s Esteban Ocon during a tussle in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.Despite the penalty, Russell finished fifth, one place ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was also hit with a time penalty for causing a collision with McLaren’s Oscar Piastri. "I knew that there had to be a maximised out-lap, and I came out of the pits right behind or next to Ocon," Russell explained. "I knew if I fell behind him, my chance to undercut the guys ahead would disappear. I went in very…

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