Bottas and Sainz additionally dealing with yellow flag investigations
Greater than two and a half hours after the top of qualifying, Verstappen was summoned for allegedly failing to respect double waved yellows on his remaining lap in Q3, together with his listening to set for Sunday at 1:00 p.m. native time. An hour later, the stewards summoned two additional drivers, with Bottas and Sainz underneath scrutiny.
For the Mercedes and Ferrari drivers, they’re accused of allegedly failing to respect single waved yellows versus double, with every driver referred to as to see the stewards after Verstappen’s preliminary assembly.
The discrepancy in the kind of infringement comes because of Pierre Gasly inflicting yellow flags by operating huge on the penultimate nook and breaking his entrance wing, leaving particles on the monitor. Gasly then continued shifting regardless of a entrance proper puncture, which means he was passing into new marshaling sectors that then reacted with warnings.
Gasly finally stopped on the pit straight, resulting in the double waved yellows that Verstappen handed on the finish of his remaining timed lap. Verstappen initially certified second forward of Bottas in third, whereas Sainz was seventh.