Which driver is closest to a race ban after the French Grand Prix?

Listed below are the newest F1 driver penalty level standings following the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard, with the stewards handing out some undesirable factors.

A number of drivers have fairly just a few penalty factors to their title, placing them prone to a race ban if they’ve just a few extra incidents.

Formulation 1’s penalty factors system is designed to maintain the drivers’ behaviour on monitor in verify, very similar to that of a traditional highway person attempting to keep away from getting factors on their drivers’ licence.

In F1, penalty factors are issued for driver transgressions, with the quantity various relying on the severity of the incident. If a driver accumulates 12 factors over the course of a 12-month interval, the driving force will incur a one-race ban.

Up to now, in F1, no driver has fallen foul of this rule. Nevertheless, in Formulation 2, Amaury Cordeel was not too long ago banned from the Silverstone spherical on account of amassing 12 factors in solely six race weekends. That was the primary ban since Mahaveer Raghunathan was barred from the Austrian spherical in 2019.

Let’s see which drivers must watch out over the rest of this 12 months.

F1 Drivers’ Championship chief Max Verstappen is without doubt one of the joint leaders of the unenviable factors desk, with the reigning World Champion on seven factors.

Nevertheless, all of those factors are set to run out over the rest of this season, which suggests it’s Pierre Gasly and Lance Stroll who want to look at their backs to a better extent as a result of their most up-to-date penalties.

With three drivers on seven factors, there are actually 4 drivers on six – Esteban Ocon joins his Alpine team-mate Fernando Alonso on this group after selecting up two factors for inflicting a collision with Yuki Tsunoda in France.

Zhou Guanyu additionally picked up two penalty factors in France, transferring as much as 4 in complete for the season. This was after the stewards discovered him to be the catalyst of his collision with Mick Schumacher.

On the different finish of the desk, Ferrari boast the cleanest driver pairing at current – neither Charles Leclerc nor Carlos Sainz have any factors, whereas Haas’ Mick Schumacher has additionally stored his nostril clear.

Becoming a member of this trio on zero factors is Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time former World Champion had two factors on his licence for being the reason for the collision between himself and Verstappen on the 2021 British Grand Prix, however these factors have now expired.

Seven factors

Max Verstappen

  • Two factors: Expire twelfth September 2022. These have been handed out for his collision with Lewis Hamilton in the course of the 2021 Italian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twenty first November 2022. These have been handed out for ignoring double yellow flags throughout qualifying for the 2021 Qatar Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires fifth December 2022. This was handed out for leaving the monitor and gaining a bonus in the course of the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire fifth December 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Hamilton in the course of the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Pierre Gasly

  • Two factors: Expire tenth October 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Fernando Alonso in the course of the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twenty second Could 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Lance Stroll in the course of the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire tenth July 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Sebastian Vettel in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires tenth July 2023. This was handed out for exceeding monitor limits in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.

Lance Stroll

  • Two factors: Expire 1st August 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision on the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twenty sixth September 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Pierre Gasly on the 2021 Russian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire tenth April 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Nicholas Latifi on the 2022 Australian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires tenth April 2023. This was handed out for weaving whereas defending in the course of the 2022 Australian Grand Prix.

Six factors

Esteban Ocon

  • One level: Expires twelfth September 2022. This was handed out for inflicting a collision with Sebastian Vettel in the course of the 2021 Italian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twentieth March 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Mick Schumacher in the course of the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires twenty ninth Could 2023. This was handed out for inflicting a collision with Lewis Hamilton in the course of the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twenty third July 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Yuki Tsunoda in the course of the 2022 French Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso

  • Two factors: Expire tenth October 2022. This was handed out for inflicting a collision with Mick Schumacher in the course of the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire eighth Could 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Pierre Gasly in the course of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires eighth Could 2023. This was handed out for slicing the monitor and gaining a long-lasting benefit in the course of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires nineteenth June 2023. This was handed out for weaving whereas defending in the course of the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix.

Alex Albon

  • Two factors: Expire sixth March 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Lance Stroll in the course of the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires twenty second Could 2023. This was handed out for exceeding monitor limits in the course of the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires twenty ninth Could 2023. This was handed out for gaining a long-lasting benefit by leaving the monitor in the course of the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire ninth July 2023. These have been handed out for forcing Lando Norris off monitor in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.

Yuki Tsunoda

  • Two factors: Expire 14th November 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Lance Stroll in the course of the 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire fifth December 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Sebastian Vettel in the course of the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire third July 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Pierre Gasly in the course of the 2022 British Grand Prix.

4 factors

Zhou Guanyu

  • One level: Expires twenty sixth March 2023. This was handed out for gaining a long-lasting benefit by leaving the monitor in the course of the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires tenth July 2023. This was handed out for exceeding monitor limits in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.
  • Two factors: Expire twenty third July 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Mick Schumacher in the course of the 2022 French Grand Prix.

Three factors

Valtteri Bottas

  • Two factors: Expire 1st August 2022. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision on the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires twenty first November 2022. This was handed out for failing to sluggish for a yellow flag on the 2021 Qatar Grand Prix.

Two factors

George Russell

  • Two factors: Expire tenth July 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Sergio Perez in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.

Daniel Ricciardo

  • One level: Expires twenty fifth March 2023. This was handed out for impeding Esteban Ocon on the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
  • One level: Expires eighth Could 2023. This was handed out for gaining a long-lasting benefit by leaving the monitor in the course of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix.

Kevin Magnussen

  • Two factors: Expire eighth Could 2023. These have been handed out for inflicting a collision with Lance Stroll in the course of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix.

One level

Sergio Perez

  • One level: Expires twelfth September 2022. This was handed out for overtaking by going off monitor on the 2021 Italian Grand Prix.

Lando Norris

  • One level: Expires tenth July 2023. This was handed out for exceeding monitor limits in the course of the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel

  • One level: Expires tenth July 2023. This was handed out for exceeding monitor limits on the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.

Nicholas Latifi

  • One level: Expires twelfth June 2023. This was handed out for ignoring blue flags in the course of the 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Zero factors

Lewis Hamilton

Charles Leclerc

Carlos Sainz

Mick Schumacher

Leave a Comment