Alexander Albon was given a five-second time penalty and two points on his licence for a collision which put Kevin Magnussen out of the British Grand Prix.
After reviewing video of the collision the stewards ruled Albon’s move was “too late” and noted he appeared to try to pull out of the attempt to pass the Haas.
“The stewards reviewed video evidence and determined that Albon was predominantly
at fault for the collision at turn 18 [Club],” they explained.
“Passes at turn 18 are unusual and difficult to execute. While Albon appeared to be the faster car the Stewards determined that he attempted the pass too late and the gap on the inside of car 20 [Magnussen] was always going to diminish.
“It appeared that he attempted to back out of the pass at the last second. The stewards took into account that Magnussen had a slower exit from turn 17.”
Albon now has a total of three five penalty points on his licence.
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