Sergio Perez penalised for Alex Albon collision but keeps eighth place at F1 Singapore GP | F1

The penalty does not affect Perez’s finishing position of eighth place, as the Red Bull driver held an 11.3 second buffer over Liam Lawson’s AlphaTauri. Perez and Albon clashed at Turn 13, with the stewards deeming that the Mexican had made an “optimistic” late lunge and was to blame for the collision. “The Stewards heard from the driver of Car ​11 (Sergio Perez), the driver of Car ​23 (Alexander Albon), team representatives and reviewed positioning/marshalling system data, video and in-car video evidence,” the stewards noted. “At the approach to Turn 13 Car 23 was in front, with Car 40 in front of both…

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