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F1 driver steward: Vettel penalty 'changed my life'

Article To news overview © Mercedes AMG Emanuele Pirro has explained that the time penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix ended up with unintended consequences in his own life. Pirro was part of the stewarding panel, serving as the dedicated driver steward, when Vettel was given a five-second time penalty for an incident while racing against Lewis Hamilton. Vettel, then driving for Ferrari, was going through a tough start to the 2019 campaign when he crossed the line first in Montreal. However, he had been given a time penalty that put him behind Hamilton and into second place. Vettel had gone off over the grass at Turn 4 while leading and, when he...
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