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Re: Canada race
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Date: 10/06/2019 19:08
That penalty was a farce

I think it depends on the telemetry. After his mistake, was Vettel trying to regain control and avoid putting his competitors in danger or was he trying to avoid losing his position because of his mistake irrespective of the consequences for his competitors. If the former, I agree; if the latter, the penalty was deserved.

Have them swap positions and if Seb refuses then enforce a penalty. It's not rocket science plus the consistency from the stewards is laughable.

OK, I'll amend my comment: a penalty was deserved in the latter case. Whether or not forcing a swap of position is classified as a pentaly, it seems to me that making Vettel give up the lead would have been harsher than the 5-second penalty. If I'm Vettel and I am told by my team either I give up the lead or I will receive a 5-second penalty, I know what I would do.

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