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Why Ocon thought Leclerc/Hamilton precedent would spare him a penalty

Article To news overview © Alpine Esteban Ocon admits he was surprised to receive a penalty for an incident with Sebastian Vettel during the Italian Grand Prix, as he felt that the situation bore similarities to a previous case that had gone unpunished. The stewards deemed the Alpine driver to have forced Aston Martin rival Vettel off the track as they approached the Variante della Roggia chicane, resulting in Ocon receiving a five-second time penalty. However, Ocon believes that the incident was similar to one involving Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc in 2019, where Leclerc was shown the black and white flag to signify 'unsporting conduct' but was not penalised. "The same...
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