Verstappen, Hamilton, Russell, Alonso escape Mexico penalties

Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Fernando Alonso have all escaped penalties after qualifying at the Mexico City Grand Prix. Verstappen, Russell and Alonso were all investigated over alleged impeding in the pit lane, with the trio waiting at the exit to leave in order to find a gap ahead of their Q2 laps. While the stewards did feel that cars were unnecessarily impeded as a result, they say it’s due to the minimum delta time that drivers have to adhere to on track and therefore the pit exit is a better place to create a gap than the…

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