Formulation 1 driver Yuki Tsunoda is about to attain an unprecedented file within the historical past of motorsports however sadly, it isn’t one thing cherishable. The Japanese driver has to date accrued eight penalty factors this season. No different racer presently has extra penalty factors than Tsunoda. The 22-year-old might properly be banned for one race if he receives 4 extra penalty factors. A punishment of this stature has not been given to anybody else within the historical past of Formulation 1.
Tsunoda’s ill-mannered driving has already created an enormous furore this season. He needed to face a 10-place grid penalty at Monza. This seemed to be his fifth punishment of the season. Although, it didn’t change the scene in any respect. The Scuderia AlphaTauri driver sustained one other grid penalty from the stewards after an on-track incident throughout the second observe session on the Italian Grand Prix.
Later, Tsunoda gained two extra penalty factors after he couldn’t management his velocity and did not decelerate for yellow flags throughout the identical observe session. Scuderia AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost not too long ago opened up on Tsunoda’s reckless present. Tost opined that Tsunoda should management his feelings in an effort to turn out to be extra disciplined.
“He has to get below management his feelings and he should be extra disciplined as a result of to disregard a yellow flag in FP2 is just not intelligent,” Tost was quoted as per an article printed by Mirror.
Tsunoda’s eight penalty factors are set to run out on November 14 and until then he must be cautious. Tsunoda not too long ago termed a few of his actions as “pointless” and talked about the necessity to care for his conduct.
“After all, I attempt to do as few silly actions as doable but when I take an motion and I crash, I study from it. However just a few occasions I did one thing pointless, like rushing on the yellow flag. I actually need to cease accumulating penalty factors,” Tsunoda informed Motorsport.com.
Tsunoda completed the Italian GP at 14th spot. Within the total standings, he occupies sixteenth spot with simply 11 factors below his belt.
Aside from Tsunoda, different drivers like Pierre Gasly and Alex Albon will even be cautious of their accrued penalty factors. Gasly and Albon have to date gained seven penalty factors every.
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