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Mashi claims that the rules of F1 racing have been “clarified” by the driver

This subject was discussed in detail at a regular Friday briefing in Qatar shortly after the Brazilian Grand Prix steward confirmed that there were no reviews. Max Verstappen/ /Lewis Hamilton incident.

After the briefing Admitted by several drivers Still, I didn’t know exactly when the penalty would apply.

However, Mashi categorically insists that they continue to be properly informed.

“I think it’s clear to them what’s expected,” he said. “I think other parties are for and against.

“And it’s always in each of them, they have always agreed and opposed.

“So we gave them some overall guidance, but it was also very clear about the fact that all cases are judged by their benefits.”

Mashi denied that Verstappen’s lack of penalties in Brazil suggests that the rules have been relaxed recently.

“I don’t say it’s more relaxed. It sees all the incidents about its benefits,” he said.

Sergio Perez (Red Bull Racing RB16B) and Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin AMR21) are running a lot in front of Charles Leclerc (Ferrari SF21) at the start.

Photo: Jerry Andre / Motorsport image

“Like each of us, there is an independent Steward panel. Contrary to what many think, I’m not the one sitting there as a judge or jury.

“We have a Steward panel to look at and review all cases, and as we saw last weekend, they determine if it deserves an investigation, and if so, it is investigated. , And then determine if it’s a breach or a breach. “

Verstappen’s move in Brazil was asked if there was another spill, for example if there was gravel instead of asphalt, and he could have done it differently. I admitted.

“Probably so, but we need to look at the overall situation and scenarios, weather, spills, etc.”

For specific reasons Verstappen later escaped sanctions Mercedes Requested a review, he said: “I don’t know, I can’t give you an exact consideration, obviously I wasn’t sitting there when they made that decision.

“I was sitting in the first part of the review right as an observer, but nothing more.” Mashi claims that the rules of F1 racing have been “clarified” by the driver

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