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07:10  10 june  2019
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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

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 Vettel skated over the grass and rejoined just as Hamilton tried to dart into the gap between the scrambling Ferrari and the wall on the exit of the corner.

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How fellow racers reacted to controversial Vettel penalty © Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90 leads Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10

In the aftermath of the penalty decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, many ex-Formula 1 and fellow motorsport pros took to Twitter to offer their views of the situation.

F1 1978 world champion Mario Andretti

F1 1996 world champion Damon Hill

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.

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Baku’s incendiary incident provided priceless publicity for the sport but its subsequent judgments need to be more understandable for drivers and fans.

F1 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell

Ex-F1 driver and GPDA chairman Alex Wurz

Ex-F1 driver Mark Webber

Ex-F1 driver Allan McNish

Ex-F1 and current WEC driver Giedo van der Garde

Ex-F1 and current IndyCar driver Max Chilton

IndyCar driver Felix Rosenqvist

Formula E driver Daniel Abt

Two-time BTCC champion Jason Plato

Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR driver and analyst Parker Kligerman

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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