Lando Norris and Sergio Perez collected three penalties between them for a series of incidents during the Austrian Grand Prix.
The pair went into turn four side-by-side as they disputed second place after the restart, Norris on the inside. As the McLaren driver ran to the outside of the corner Perez was forced onto the gravel. The Red Bull driver lost seven places, falling to 10th.
Following a lengthy investigation the stewards announced on lap 20 Norris had been given a five-second time penalty, which he served at his pit stop.
The stewards ruled Norris “was judged not to give [Perez] enough room and [Perez] was forced off the track.” Norris was given two penalty points, putting him on a total of 10, leaving him two away from an automatic ban. The McLaren driver will have two points deducted from his licence on July 10th, prior to the British Grand Prix, putting him onto eight.
Perez was later involved in two similar incidents with Charles Leclerc, both of which led to the Red Bull driver being given five-second time penalties. Leclerc was furious after being forced wide at turn four and turn six on separate occasions.
Like Norris, Perez was given two penalty points per incident. In both the stewards also ruled he failed to give Leclerc enough room at the exit of the corner. Perez is now on eight penalty points.
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