F1 drivers rack up enormous FIA payments over the primary half of the season

The primary half of the 2022 F1 season has been a busy one on observe, and it has additionally proved to be moderately costly off-track for some drivers, with 13 on the grid racking up hefty fines in the course of the marketing campaign up to now.

A number of drivers have been handed financial punishments for incidents each on and off the circuit, and Sebastian Vettel has ended up with the largest FIA invoice thus far.

The Aston Martin driver has been fined €35,900 within the first 13 races, although the vast majority of these fines are suspended.

Vettel walked out in the course of the drivers’ briefing in Austria, after which the FIA penalised him with a €25,000 money penalty ought to he do something related throughout the remainder of the season.

His scooter trip in Australia additionally proved expensive, coming with a €5,000 cost. Vettel moreover acquired fines for dashing within the pit lane and unsafe releases.

Which staff has the largest invoice?

Whereas Pink Bull lead the Constructors’ Championship, the Milton Keynes-based squad can be relieved to know that they don’t prime the listing of which groups have acquired the largest fines.

Sergio Perez was handed two fines for dashing within the pit lane (complete €600) and one other €10,000 positive for holding up one other driver.

Max Verstappen acquired just one €10,000 (suspended) penalty for ‘driver help’ underneath parc ferme in Austria. This places Pink Bull in third place, with a complete of €20,600.

Aston Martin prime the charts because of Vettel’s fines, whereas Ferrari are in second with a complete of €35,000.

Charles Leclerc was fined the identical as Verstappen for an offence throughout parc ferme, whereas Carlos Sainz was punished with a hefty €25,000 invoice for getting in the best way of one other driver throughout Monaco’s third free follow session.

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