“I am the person who all the time will get consequences” rues Tsunoda after Russell conflict · RaceFans


Within the round-up: Yuki Tsunoda says he’s penalised extra incessantly than different drivers.

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Tsunoda says Russell transfer wasn’t “competitive”

Tsunoda was once given a five-second time penalty, and two endorsement issues on his licence, for tangling with George Russell when the Mercedes driving force handed him at the out of doors of flip one throughout the race.

“Russell was once forward of Tsunoda on the braking level, however Tsunoda looked as if it would brake somewhat later,” the stewards famous. “Tsunoda was once at the grimy within line and having braked later he then understeered into Russell. The stewards made up our minds that Tsunoda was once predominantly at fault for the collision.”

The AlphaTauri driving force disagreed with the penalty and wasn’t satisfied he’d made touch with the Mercedes. “I imply, that’s racing,” he stated. “I didn’t really feel love it was once competitive. I don’t suppose we touched in spite of everything. However I’m the person who all the time will get consequences.”

Magnussen drops to sixteenth

Kevin Magnussen fell to sixteenth position within the ultimate classification as he was once given a five-second time penalty for falling greater than 10 automotive lengths in the back of the auto forward of him on the ultimate restart. The stewards famous he did so on more than one events as he attempted to heat his tyres.

He was once no longer given any endorsement issues on his licence. The stewards identified penalty issues are now not given for incidents which don’t seem to be regarded as bad.

“Prior to now throughout Protection Automobile procedures, drivers had been awarded penalty issues when no longer following 10 automotive lengths in the back of each and every different throughout the security automotive,” they famous. “Then again this was once throughout the security automotive procedures when marshals and rescue body of workers have been heading in the right direction and the penalty was once issued beneath Artwork. 55.7 of the [Sporting Regulations], and is thought of as probably bad, which is the explanation in the back of penalty issues.

“This example came about throughout the race resumption and whilst there was once a wearing end result, there was once no query of this being bad and due to this fact the stewards award no penalty issues.”

Prema fined after wheels fall off Vesti’s automotive

Prema had been fined for unsafely liberating Frederik Vesti throughout Components 2’s characteristic race in Zandvoort on Sunday. The Mercedes junior pitted on lap 11 however each rear tyres fell off on his out-lap at flip 5.

Prema defined “the traditional signs of a a success wheel set up weren’t to be had to the staff”, since the inexperienced gentle at the rear wheel weapons was once on “all the way through the provider”. The stewards fined Prema €2,000 (£1,700).

Novalak “satisfied to bits” with maiden win

Clement Novalak admitted he’s struggled to conform to Components 2 after clinching his debut victory within the sequence at Zandvoort on Sunday. It was once the Trident driving force’s moment issues end of the season, and handiest Novalak’s moment podium since making his F2 debut in 2021 – his different additionally coming at Zandvoort ultimate 12 months.

“We’ve struggled this 12 months and to be truthful I’ve no longer in point of fact tailored properly to Components 2, so it’s an excellent feeling,” stated Novalak. “It’s been a very long time and I’m satisfied to bits to come back away with the win.”

Novalak began thirteenth at the grid and profited from a well-timed pit prevent and opponents’ retirements.

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