Max Verstappen believes the FIA penalty points system to be "a bit harsh" following the initial punishment handed to Lewis Hamilton at the Russian Grand Prix.
After conducting pre-race practice starts outside of the designated area at the Sochi Autodrom, the stewards handed the six-time F1 champion two five-second penalties, and a penalty point for each infraction on his super license.
That had pushed Hamilton's tally up to 10 for the rolling 12-month period, and two away from a potential race ban.
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