Nico Hulkenberg, Lance Stroll, Carlos Sainz reprimanded after Italian GP qualifying

Nico Hulkenberg, Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz happen to be reprimanded – but escaped grid penalties – in the end.
The three drivers have been found by stewards to get pushed’unnecessarily slowly’ at the onset of the out-laps at Q3 and therefore played a”significant role in the banks up of cars at a crucial point” of qualifying.
Stewards added they”strongly advise that the FIA expedite a solution to this type of scenario” to prevent a repeat of the eccentric scenes in the end of qualifying once eight drivers missed out on a last lap time.
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In a separate but related investigation, no actions was taken by stewards against Hulkenberg for the Renault driver when he took to the track from the pit lane, moving straight on through the first chicane of Monza.
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‘One of the strangest things I have ever seen in F1′
Monza qualifying – along with Charles Leclerc’s narrow pole success for Ferrari over Lewis Hamilton – were obscured from the bizarre events on the outside lap of Q3.
Following their initial laps in the last shootout and Kimi Raikkonen’s crash, drivers were waiting as much as possible in the pits prior to heading out again – appearing to use the slipstream at high-speed Monza – but only Sainz and Leclerc, who had a rod, managed to have about to start their last laps.
Hulkenberg was the first driver out of the pits with less than two minutes remaining , before the and Stroll, Sainz Ferraris. But the Renault driver went straight through the bollards at the Turn One chicane.
Stroll slowed down to allow through Sainz and the McLaren was subsequently with the coming Hulkenberg obstructing the track for those behind him.
He sped up also to make the line, and also to lead the area but for monitor position, each other was effectively racing with time running out.
With seven motorists timed from the semester for a result – like Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes cars – Sky F1’s Martin Brundle explained it as”one of the toughest things I have ever observed in F1″.
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo, caught in the chaos, said:”Everyone was just hoping to get a little too smart and it simply encouraged everyone to create a wreck.”
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, meanwhile, explained the activities of several motorists as”only junior course”.
Hulkenberg leaks chicane sanction
After qualifying to explain why he had left the trail at the chicane at the onset of his closing outside 31, the Renault driver had been called.
After reviewing evidence that was video and GPS, stewards stated it was not apparent Hulkenberg had’deliberately’ left the circuit to acquire an advantage.
‘The driver stated he focused his attention and that he made it too late to turn the corner so he moved straight to the chicane,’ read on the verdict.
‘The stewards noted as he did his previous quick lap he entered the corner. He was in third gear instead of second gear which he employed on his past out lap.
‘The Stewards notice the regulation refers to”intentionally” leaving the track and in their own case we’re not able to determine the motorist deliberately left the trail.’
In a stewards’ analysis on Saturday night in Monza, stewards ruled no action was demanded within a charge of gaining an edge and leaving the track against Vettel.
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