“Car 33 [Verstappen] was released when car [77, Bottas] was well within the guideboards entering the fast lane. The Stewards did note that the pit location of car  is within car 33’s guideboard and that the release was extremely close.
“However, Car 33 struck car  while continuing the move towards the fast lane and subsequently pulled ahead gaining a sporting advantage following the contact. The stewards believe that although ahead at the time the driver had the opportunity to avoid the contact contributing to the unsafe release.
“The stewards considered this an unsafe release from a pit stop and gaining a sporting advantage and penalised the car five seconds.”
Verstappen’s time penalty dropped him from second to fourth in the race classification. He now has a total of two penalty points.
The stewards also investigated the contact between Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at the end of the race. They ruled neither driver was at fault and took no action.
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