Podium finishers Charles Leclerc, Max Verstappen, and Lewis Hamilton have all been given suspended monetary fines.
Austrian Grand Prix winner Charles Leclerc, second-place finisher Max Verstappen, and third-place finisher Lewis Hamilton, have each been given suspended monetary fines of €10,000 for post-race parc ferme breaches.
The three podium finishers were each summoned before the race stewards in Austria several hours after the chequered flag, on the grounds of a breach of Article 12.2.1.i of the International Sporting Code outlined as “Failure to follow the instructions of the relevant officials for the safe and orderly conduct of the Event.”
Following a meeting with team representatives from Ferrari, Red Bull, and Mercedes, the stewards reached the verdict of issuing a fine having found that all three teams had sent along personnel to attend to their drivers before the official weighing procedure – expressly forbidden in the event notes.
“The Stewards received a…