Brundle slams ’embarrassing’ penalty fallout in Jeddah

Martin Brundle has labelled the post-race penalty saga concerning Fernando Alonso at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as "embarrassing". Soon after securing his 100th podium in F1 by finishing in third, Alonso was hit with a 10-second penalty by the stewards for failing to properly serve an earlier five-second time penalty during his pit-stop for being out of position on the grid. After a review of video evidence following a request on the last lap, the stewards deemed that a mechanic touched the car with the rear jack during the stop and that it constituted as "working" on the car,…

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