The stewards, though, have now decided to remove the penalty points and instead fined the team €25,000.
Via an additional published FIA document, it read: "The stewards received information from the team that the driver of car 44 [Hamilton] had received a team instruction to perform the practice start in the incorrect place.
"This was confirmed by the stewards having listened to the audio between the team and the driver."
Replacing the previously published document with this decision, it added that the stewards "therefore remove the penalty points imposed and fine the competitor (Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team) € 25,000".
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