Michael Masi has revealed the process of giving penalties after such incidents like the one between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at the Italian GP.

Why it matters: Red Bull driver got a 3-place grid penalty for the Russian GP for causing a collision on Sunday.


  • FIA race director believes that the Monza incident should not be compared with the Silverstone one.
  • Masi admits Verstappen would have had a time penalty if he had continued the race.

What he had to say:

  • “You need to look at it on the basis of, if they had continued, it would have been the time penalty in the race.
  • “So at Silverstoneā€¦ you can’t compare them at all. You’ve got two cars taken out in one incident versus one car taken out in another incident.”

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