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The FIA is conducting a review of Lewis Hamilton's actions and his initial punishment for crossing the live track during the Qatar Grand Prix after his early race exit. Hamilton had retired from the race following a collision with his teammate George Russell. He left his car and crossed the track, which led to a reprimand and a €50K, of which €25K were suspended. The FIA's review aims to consider the severity of such incidents and potentially establish clearer penalties for crossing live tracks in future races, particularly given Hamilton's role model status and a recent incident in karting that raised safety concerns.
Click here to read the full article by Jonathan Noble (motorsport.com)
Red Bull is facing internal turmoil as Christian Horner seeks to remove Helmut Marko from his role in Formula 1 leadership, with a potential $10M decision involving Yuki Tsunoda's departure. This conflict has emerged amidst concerns over interference from Thai shareholders following Dietrich Mateschitz's passing. The tension between Horner and Marko may lead to Marko's removal from his position, a move supported by Horner and Oliver Mintzlaff.
Click here to read the full article by James Dielhenn (crash.net)
Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo made a comeback from his injury by participating in a Red Bull demonstration run in Nashville before his return to racing at the United States Grand Prix, where he will drive for AlphaTauri. This marks his return to the cockpit after being sidelined due to a hand injury sustained during the Dutch Grand Prix.
Click here to read the full article by Ewan Gale (racingnews365.com)
Throughout the current F1 season, Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll have found themselves in the spotlight for less-than-ideal reasons. Certainly, Logan Sargeant's season has been far from impressive on paper, but when you factor in the expectations placed on them, Perez and Stroll clearly stand out at the moment. The situation is only deteriorating as the pressure continues to mount. The real question is: who between them has had the tougher season so far?
Have you ever wondered what Williams Racing Team Principal James Vowles does on his days off? Well, he simply heads to the track for more racing. After the Qatar GP, Vowles spent a day at the factory before getting behind the wheel of some GT3 and GT4 cars at Snetterton. In the end, Vowles had a great day and pointed out how racing helps him connect with the drivers. Click here to watch the video.