Max Verstappen has called for "common sense" to be applied from F1's stewards in future when handing out penalties after suggesting the 10-second punishment for Lewis Hamilton in the British Grand Prix 'didn't do anything'.
Despite the addition of the 10 seconds that Hamilton served during a pit stop in the race, the seven-time champion still went on to win his eighth British GP.
The penalty decision is one that continues to grate with Verstappen.
“I don’t think the penalty was correct because basically, you take out your main rival and especially with the speed we have in our cars, we are miles ahead of the third-best team," explained Verstappen.
"We are easily 40, 50 seconds ahead in normal conditions. A 10-second penalty doesn’t do anything so definitely that penalty should have been more severe.”
Asked what he wanted to see from stewards' decisions in the future, Verstappen added: “Common sense. I think that is it.”
Verstappen now heads into this weekend's race over Hamilton with just an eight-point lead.
After leaving Silverstone scoreless, Verstappen conceded: “You can’t change the outcome.
"I’m not happy with what happened there, especially to lose that many points due to someone else. But it is what it is.
“We can’t really say a lot more about it. I hit the wall quite hard which is never what you want but we’ll try, of course, to have a good weekend here.”
What do you think?
Are you really that stupid? The only creep here is you. Its not like verstappen is completely faultless here, he isn't the shining example of a driver that never crashes into other drivers. He'll he hit vettel TWICE in the russian gp a few years back. So before you get all judgy, maybe you should consider who has the worse record for crashes in this sport. I'll give you a hint, it isn't sir lewis Hamilton
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