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05:05  10 june  2019
05:05  10 june  2019 Source:   skysports.com

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty

Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty Hamilton wins controversial Canadian Grand Prix after Vettel penalty

What on earth was Vettel thinking in his moment of rage as he drew alongside and made further contact? It would have been so easy to damage either or We've seen his short fuse ignite before, not least in last year's Mexican GP with his expletive-laden radio rant at Race Director Charlie Whiting.

Sebastian Vettel ’s anger at being told he had a five-second time penalty that cost him victory in the Following the incident on lap 48, FIA stewards gave him the penalty for the manner in which he After the race , there was more exchange over the radio Vettel : “You need to be an absolute blind man to

Vettel rages at race-losing penalty © Getty

Sebastian Vettel raged at F1's officials and claimed they 'stole the race' from Ferrari after he was handed a controversial time penalty for a near-miss with Lewis Hamilton at the Canadian GP. Report: Hamilton wins as Vettel pays penaltyWatch the Vettel-Hamilton near miss

Vettel led Hamilton during an increasingly tense race and crossed the line in first place, but was immediately relegated behind the Mercedes to second having gained a five-time penalty after stewards ruled he had earlier forced the Mercedes off the track in an incident at Turn Three.

"They are stealing the race from us," argued Vettel over team radio.

Hamilton inherits Canadian GP win from penalised Vettel

Hamilton inherits Canadian GP win from penalised Vettel Lewis Hamilton inherited victory at the Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who finished first on track, was handed a five-second time penalty for unsafely rejoining the circuit. Vettel started from pole and retained the lead throughout the opening stint. Mercedes’ Hamilton was close behind in second. With the status quo maintained through the pitstop phase, Hamilton started to apply pressure to Vettel once the two fitted the harder medium tyres. On lap 46 of 70, Vettel lost control of his car with a snap of oversteer on the entry to Turn 3.

Furious Sebastian Vettel moves winner's sign away from rival Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes car as Ferrari driver fumes over controversial time penalty and admits the sport is 'not the one he fell in love with'. Sebastian Vettel was left furious after he had race victory taken away from him.

Vettel unhappy with his Mexico penalty The conference provided Vettel with his first public opportunity to discuss his penalty in Mexico after the Ferrari driver was stripped of his podium finish over three hours after the race had finished. In an incident which was analysed in depth by Whiting in front of the

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Vettel rages at race-losing penalty

"I had nowhere to go. I seriously had nowhere to go. I didn't see him. Where the hell was I supposed to go?"

An irate and frustrated Vettel shunned the usual parc ferme interviews and went straight to Ferrari hospitality.

But, apparently coaxed in to returning for the mandatory podium ceremony, Vettel then made a defiant statement by moving the first-place marker board placed in front Hamilton's car and replacing it with his second-placed one.

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Vettel was given a huge ovation from the Montreal crowd and then stepped in to suggest that boos when Hamilton was speaking on the podium should instead be directed at F1 officials.

"The people shouldn't boo at Lewis, if anything they should boo at this funny decisions," he said.

Vettel: Penalty decision damaging F1 popularity

Vettel: Penalty decision damaging F1 popularity Sebastian Vettel says the steward’s decision to hand him a five-second time penalty for impeding Lewis Hamilton in the Canadian Grand Prix is risking killing the popularity of Formula 1. The German suffered a sudden snap of oversteer at the first chicane while leading on Lap 48, causing him to momentarily lose control of the car and cut the corner. The race stewards concluded after a review of the incident that Vettel had re-joined the circuit in front of Hamilton at Turn 4 in a dangerous manner, forcing the Briton off the track in avoidance.

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were denied a first win of the 2019 Formula 1 season after a five-second time penalty handed Canadian Grand Prix victory to Vettel led from start to finish in Montreal but was demoted to second by a penalty picked up after running wide at the first chicane and almost colliding

Sebastian Vettel (German pronunciation: [zeˈbasti̯an ˈfɛtl̩]; born 3 July 1987) is a German racing driver who races in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.

Why did Vettel earn a penalty?Coming under increasing pressure from Hamilton after the sole round of pit stops, Vettel outbraked himself amid a struggle with rear grip at the Turn Three chicane and went straight across the grass.

But it was the way he returned to the track, forcing Hamilton wide and towards the wall, which led to the stewards' punishment.

Vettel rages at race-losing penalty © getty 9th June 2019, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Formula 1 Grand Prix of Canada, Race day; Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport, Lewis Hamilton wins in Canada and pulls Sebastian Vettel on to the top step while Charles Leclerc finishes in 3rd place (photo by Octane/Action Plus via Getty Images)

'The stewards reviewed video evidence and determined that Car 5, left the track at turn 3, rejoined the track at turn 4 in an unsafe manner and forced car 44 off track,' said the stewards' verdict.

'Car 44 had to take evasive action to avoid a collision.'

Hamilton: I would have done the same as Vettel

Hamilton: I would have done the same as Vettel Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton admits he would have done the same as Sebastian Vettel in the incident which denied the Ferrari driver victory in the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel was penalised by race stewards after going off the track while under pressure from Hamilton and re-joining in an unsafe manner that forced the Briton to avoid a collision. The German vented his anger at the decision post-race, commenting the current F1 rules lack “common sense” and his penalty as a “funny decision”. “I watched the replay, it was obviously very close,” said Hamilton, as quoted by RaceFans.net.

Vettel was angry after he had originally gone into the back of Hamilton's car while the British ace was backing up Sebastian Vettel waves his arms in rage after driving into the back of Lewis Hamilton. In a message aimed at race controller Charlie Whiting, he said: "Ten second stop go penalty is not

Red Bull Racing 's Daniel Ricciardo inherited a Mexican Grand Prix podium finish after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel was penalised for his late- race defensive Following a meeting with the parties involved, the stewards gave Vettel a 10-second penalty and dropped him to fifth place for changing

Vettel saddened by 'funny decisions'Having calmed down by the time of his later interviews, Vettel suggested to Sky F1 that the sport a whole was the loser when such punishments were meted out.

"I think we really deserved to win today, that's my opinion and I think the people's opinion out there as well. It was a great race, they really cheered me on every lap," said Vettel of the packed Canadian crowd.

"It's not making our sport popular with these kind of decisions. People want to see us race and that was racing I think. I hope the people come back. They are the reason we are able to put this show on and build these incredible cars, it's just a shame when we have all these little funny decisions."

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Burn the rules rages Sebastian Vettel as Ferrari's appeal against his time penalty in Canada is rejected.
JONATHAN McEVOY AT LE CASTELLET: Confirmation came on Friday when Ferrari's challenge to the five-second penalty on their No 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was chortled out of court. 'There are no significant or relevant new elements,' said the official communique from the FIA of the Scuderia's attempted review. Gallery: Where do Vettel's antics rank among F1's most controversial moments? (ReadSport) We suspected as much when Ferrari informed the FIA last week, while still denying the fact in public, that they would not strictly be appealing the stewards' verdict from Montreal.

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