F1 World Bashes FIA For Penalizing Max Verstappen Over Last-Lap Pass

"Everybody is running wide, including myself, everywhere".

"If it's true that Charlie Whiting is behind the decision, then he should immediately resign", the former Minardi driver told Ziggo Sport Totaal.

Niki Lauda has called the decision to award Max Verstappen with a five-second time penalty for exceeding track limits on the last lap of the US Grand Prix as the "worst I've ever seen".

"Next strategy [group] meeting we need to bring it up to the agenda and start it all over again", he said.

But it was clear that in doing so he put all four wheels the wrong side of the white line that marked the notional edge of the track, and the stewards acted quickly to avoid the embarrassment of Mexico past year in which three drivers thought they were headed for the same podium slot.

"There was nothing to interfere with, it was a normal overtaking". Salo agreed with Lauda when he said enforcing painted white lines to delineate the track is not ideal in F1. Build a wall there if you want.

"As long as there is normal circuit, you can use it". And now we get this decision.

"So we complained about that and we agreed all together that the stewards would not interfere - very simple".

A similar incident occurred in Mexico past year when Verstappen finished third on the track but was stripped of his position for skipping the first chicane while defending position.

"Regarding the incident involving Verstappen, I can't comment, because I haven't seen what happened from where I was", Raikkonen said in a statement published on the Ferrari website.

"Of course I'm not happy with myself and I think this is definitely one of the worst qualifyings of the year for me".

"They have always backed me and my ambition and I know we share that ambition", he said.

Verstappen had started 16th in the race, with a two-stop strategy to push him through the ranks.

"It was a fantastic show, a great last lap, Max deserved to be on the podium".

In Austin, Horner believes the stewards were under too much pressure to ensure the correct three drivers were on the podium and made a decision without properly weighing up the evidence.

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