Pink Bull and Alpine to face F1 stewards in Austin after Haas protest

Each Perez and Alonso picked up injury throughout Sunday’s race on the Circuit of The Americas. Perez completed in fourth place regardless of dropping the entrance wing endplate from his automotive after a conflict on the opening lap with Valtteri Bottas as Pink Bull clinched the constructors’ title.

Alonso managed to completed seventh for Alpine regardless of an enormous crash that noticed his automotive briefly go airborne following contact with Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin. Alpine modified the nostril on Alonso’s automotive earlier than sending him again into the race.

However following the race, Haas has now put ahead a protest towards each of the vehicles in mild of their injury, which is now being reviewed by the stewards as as to whether it’s admissible.

At various races this 12 months, Haas vehicles have been required to come back into the pits as a consequence of injury, receiving a black-and-orange flag. This has occurred on three events in regards to the entrance wing endplate of the Haas VF-22 automotive regardless of the workforce insisting it remained protected to run.

Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR22, Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL36

Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR22, Sergio Perez, Pink Bull Racing RB18, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL36

Photograph by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Photographs

Perez’s entrance wing endplate was unfastened after the conflict with Bottas earlier than then coming free. Pink Bull didn’t change the entrance wing within the pits.

Requested after the race in regards to the lack of a black and orange for Perez for the unfastened entrance wing endplate, Haas driver Kevin Magnussen replied: “That’s bullshit, isn’t it?”

A consultant from Haas is assembly the stewards at 6pm native time in Austin. If the protest is deemed admissible, then a listening to will happen beginning at 6:15pm that includes personnel from the related groups.

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Magnussen completed the race ninth for Haas because of a one-stop technique, coming in underneath the protection automotive earlier than making his mediums final 38 laps.

“On the finish of the day, I’ve to say the workforce did an awesome job immediately,” he mentioned. “We pulled off a one-stop technique which is simply nice work for the workforce, could not have accomplished that with out the steering and preparation the workforce offered. So I’m actually pleased with them.”

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