Alonso, Stroll face penalties as Hamilton, Gasly escape motion

The 2022 F1 Brazilian GP Dash turned out to be an action-packed race. A lot in order that the motion of the dash race will spill over into penalties for a number of drivers into the principle race on Sunday.

After the dash race was over, the F1 stewards had their work lower out as a number of drivers had been beneath investigation. Some drivers had been served with penalties whereas others escaped motion. Let’s check out the outcomes of the post-race investigation of the drivers.


#1 Lewis Hamilton, Zhou Guanyu, and Daniel Ricciardo (F1 race begin violation)

All three of those drivers had been investigated for a race begin violation and escaped with none motion because the stewards famous that the beginning bins for the races had been barely smaller than standard and no driver gained any benefit from it.

#BrazilGP 🇧🇷: 🚨 Andrew Shovlin mentioned Race Management deferred investigation on Lewis Hamilton doable infringement to after the dash race so we wait to listen to from them. Appears prefer it’s to do with automotive’s place within the field.

An announcement from the stewards learn:

“The stewards reviewed the beginning sequence, because it was noticed that a number of automobiles had been doubtlessly out of their grid field in violation of Article 8.6.1.a) of the FIA Worldwide Sporting Code, being both to the left or proper of the grid field.”

“Having reviewed all obtainable angles of video, and making measurements on the grid, the stewards famous that the grid bins had been barely smaller than standard and that the drivers’ visibility makes compliance extraordinarily tough and that no driver was ready that gained any benefit. The stewards are subsequently happy to take no additional motion.”


#2 Lance Stroll

Three penalty factors for Stroll for the “harmful manoeuvre” on Vettel. Takes him as much as eight for the 12 month interval #F1 #BrazilGP

Lance Stroll was handed a 10-second post-race penalty and three penalty factors for harmful driving.

The Canadian driver, whereas defending his place in opposition to Sebastian Vettel, pushed the German off the monitor and onto the grass. The stewards handed Stroll three F1 penalty factors so as to add to the 10-second penalty. An announcement issued by the stewards mentioned:

“The stewards seen video proof and decided that Automotive 18 pushed by Stroll intentionally drove to the left after Flip 3, driving automotive 5 off the street in a harmful method.”


#3 Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly was additionally summoned to the stewards after the race for driving too slowly on his reconnaissance lap.

The French driver was on the verge of getting as many as 10 F1 penalty factors to his identify. Happily for Gasly, no motion was taken in opposition to him by the stewards.


#4 Fernando Alonso

5-second time penalty for Alonso and two penalty factors for hitting Ocon on the pit straight #F1 #BrazilGP

Fernando Alonso acquired a 5-second penalty and two penalty factors for his collision with teammate Esteban Ocon.

On the primary lap of the dash race, Alonso broken his entrance wing whereas making an attempt to overhaul his teammate. The incident led to Alonso being compelled to pit to alter his entrance wing whereas Ocon’s race was compromised as he needed to drive the remainder of the race with a damaged automotive.

The F1 stewards noticed the video proof and Alonso was deemed liable for harmful driving and was penalized accordingly.

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