F1 penalty factors: Max Verstappen on prime as Alonso punished

Max Verstappen stays on the prime of the F1 penalty factors desk after the Canadian Grand Prix.

The Purple Bull driver and Montreal winner continued to maintain his nostril clear this season after selecting up seven factors within the second half of his championship-winning marketing campaign final time period.

Nonetheless, the reigning champion should nonetheless wait till September earlier than the primary factors drop off his licence.

Though quite a lot of drivers picked up time penalties and fines for failing to comply with the race director’s notes and pit lane rushing in Canada, solely Fernando Alonso added to his tremendous licence factors whole.

The Spaniard compelled the stewards to behave within the closing phases of Sunday’s race as he was seen weaving whereas making an attempt to defend his seventh place from Valtteri Bottas.

Regardless of crossing the road on this place, Alonso was handed a single level and a five-second penalty, dropping him to ninth.

Alongside time penalties, driving infringements additionally carry penalty factors to make sure driving requirements are maintained.

These factors expire after 12 months have elapsed, however will end in a race ban ought to 12 factors be accrued throughout this era.

GPFans has compiled a listing of the factors at present accrued by drivers and when they’ll expire. This text can be up to date all year long.

Lewis Hamilton – Two factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
British GP Two 18th July 2022 Inflicting a collision with Verstappen

George Russell – One level

The place Factors Expires Purpose
British GP One seventeenth July 2022 Dash collision with Sainz

Purple Bull

Max Verstappen – Seven factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
Italian GP Two twelfth September 2022 Inflicting a collision with Hamilton
Qatar GP Two twenty first November 2022 Ignoring double yellows in qualifying
Saudi Arabian GP One fifth December 2022 Leaving the observe and gaining a bonus
Saudi Arabian GP Two fifth December 2022 Inflicting a collision

Sergio Perez – 5 factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
Austrian GP Two 4th July 2022 Working a driver [Leclerc] off the observe
Austrian GP Two 4th July 2022 Working a driver [Leclerc] off the observe [again]
Italian GP One twelfth September 2022 Gaining a bonus by leaving the observe

Charles Leclerc – Zero factors

Carlos Sainz – Zero factors

Lando Norris – Two factors

Austrian GP Two 4th July 2022 Working a driver [Perez] off the observe

Daniel Ricciardo – Two factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
Saudi Arabian GP One twenty fifth March 2023 Impeding throughout qualifying
Miami GP One eighth Might 2023 Leaving the observe and gaining an enduring benefit

Alpine

Fernando Alonso – Six factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
Turkish GP Two tenth October 2022 Inflicting a collision with Schumacher
Miami GP Two eighth Might 2023 Inflicting a collision
Miami GP One eighth Might 2023 Leaving the observe and gaining an enduring benefit
Canadian GP One nineteenth June 2023 Weaving whereas defending

Esteban Ocon – 4 factors

The place Factors Expires Purpose
Italian GP One twelfth September 2022 Inflicting a collision with Vettel
Bahrain GP Two twentieth March 2023 Inflicting a collision
Monaco GP One twenty ninth Might 2023 Inflicting a collision

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