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Fast Five: Russell Penalized for Perez Incident, Fantasy lessons from Monaco, and other big updates

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Russell Penalized for Perez Incident, Fantasy lessons from Monaco, and other big updates from around the world of Formula 1.

  • Russell penalized for Perez Incident
  • Fantasy lessons from Monaco
  • Williams’ epic Monaco road trip
  • Perez's "unacceptable" mistake
  • Crazy Indy 500 crash

Russell Penalized for Perez Incident

George Russell, a Mercedes Formula 1 driver, received penalty points and a five-second penalty for colliding with Sergio Perez during the Monaco Grand Prix. Russell made an error after pitting for wet tires and collided with Perez's Red Bull car. He was disappointed with himself as he was on track for a podium finish. In addition to the penalty, he received two penalty points for rejoining the track unsafely, bringing his total penalty points to six in the past year. Russell finished the race in fifth place.

Click here to read the full article on racingnews365.com

Fantasy lessons from Monaco GP

Fantasy data analysis

Max Verstappen's victory at the Monaco Grand Prix showcased his dominance in the 2023 season, while Charles Leclerc continued to face challenges at his home race. The event also provided valuable lessons for fantasy players, with mixed results in chip usage and the performance of budget drivers. Live scoring teases and Sergio Perez's difficult weekend emphasized the importance of patience and strategic decision-making in F1 Fantasy.

Click here to read the full article on f1fantashhq.com.

Williams’ epic Monaco road trip

Head to Monaco for a drive across the streets of the stunning French city in a vintage Mercedes alongside the incredible duo of racing sensations Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant.

Perez's "unacceptable" mistake

Sergio Perez, the Red Bull driver, had a difficult race after crashing out of qualifying and starting last on the grid. He made five pit stops and was lapped twice by his teammate Max Verstappen, who now leads the championship by 39 points. Despite being his first scoreless race of the season, Perez admitted his mistake was costly and unacceptable. He apologized to his team and expressed the need to learn from it. Perez started the race well, but incidents and rain caused him to fall back in the field. He also had a collision with Kevin Magnussen, breaking his front wing. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner described the weekend as terrible for Perez, blaming the qualifying crash for his poor results and mentioning the challenge of overtaking slow cars. 

Click here to read the full article by Megan White (motorsport.com)

Crazy Indy 500 crash

A major crash unfolded at the Indianapolis 500 as Kyle Kirkwood collided with Felix Rosenqvist, causing Kirkwood's car to flip and one of its tires to soar over the spectators, ultimately crashing into a parked car. Remarkably, both drivers emerged unharmed from the wreckage.

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