Ferrari reluctantly accept stewards’ call on Verstappen incident

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• Three-hour review allows manoeuvre to pass Charles Leclerc
• Ferrari disagree with decision but will not lodge an appeal

Ferrari said they will not appeal against the stewards’ decision that the incident between Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and their driver Charles Leclerc was a racing incident, despite disagreeing with the verdict. The Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, supported the stewards, saying he believed it would have been incomprehensible to have changed the winner.

His Ferrari opposite number, Mattia Binotto, believed the stewards were wrong in choosing to take no further action but that his team would not pursue it any further, having done so fruitlessly after Sebastian Vettel took a penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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Written by Giles Richards at the Red Bull Ring
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jun/30/ferrari-accept-stewards-call-verstappen-incident under the title “Ferrari reluctantly accept stewards’ call on Verstappen incident”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.