"For sure we have a lot of consequences on the financial side, on the sporting side, and on the stock of spare parts and on the budget side for sure, it's not an easy one.
"But it's true also that if we have to adjust the budget cap, our whole cost, at least between now and the end of the season, we don't have so much room to play with, or we miss Abu Dhabi."
Expressing intent to discuss incidents beyond a team's control being removed from the cap, Vasseur said: "There will be a discussion. The decision, it's another thing."
The situation in Las Vegas is similar to an incident that occurred at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, where Haas received financial compensation after Roman Grosjean suffered a spin due to a drain cover.
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