Lewis Hamilton was cleared after it was dominated that ‘conflicting alerts’ have been proven to the driving force.
- AFP Spielberg
- Last Updated: July 5, 2020, 1:06 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton was cleared of ignoring yellow flags throughout qualifying on the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday and can begin Sunday’s race from second on the grid alongside his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
The six-time world champion was referred to as to see the stewards to face two fees – that he didn’t gradual for the flags and that he ran off-track on his first lap in Q3.
The stewards stated Hamilton was proven “conflicting signals” after Bottas had skidded off right into a gravel lure in Q3.
“The driver mentioned that he passed a green light panel in turn five, said the stewards.
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“The video footage confirmed that there have been yellow flags and inexperienced gentle panels on the similar time and subsequently conflicting alerts have been proven to the driving force.
“Taking this into account, the stewards decide to take no further action.”
Hamilton was additionally investigated for leaving the observe throughout his first lap in Q3.
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The stewards dominated he did run vast at flip 10 and so deleted the lap time set.
As this was not his quickest lap, it didn’t have an effect on his qualifying place.