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Time penalty for Verstappen after starting incident with Leclerc in Las Vegas GP

Time penalty for Verstappen after starting incident with Leclerc in Las Vegas GP

19-11-2023 06:30
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Max Verstappen has received a five-second time penalty for the incident that occurred between him and Charles Leclerc at the start of the Las Vegas Grand Prix.

Time penalty for Verstappen in Las Vegas Grand Prix

Verstappen immediately grabbed the lead at the start but went wide, also pushing Leclerc off the track. Red Bull Racing believed that the Dutchman did not have to give the position back, but Ferrari clearly thought otherwise - and so did the FIA. The matter was assessed by the stewards, and they decided to impose a five-second time penalty on Verstappen.