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F1 Must Tweak Penalty System Following Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas Incidents

A one-race ban for the driver. A season-long pit-lane ban for the team principal. A loss of constructors' championship points. And for good measure, a fine of €200,000. That, per's Stefan Ziegler, is the price Audi have been forced to pay for their sins in the second DTM race at the Red Bull Ring, the home of Formula One's Austrian Grand Prix, at the beginning of August. On the final lap at the wet Spielberg circuit, Audi's Timo Scheider, a two-time champion of the German touring car series, was lining up a move on sixth-placed Robert Wickens at Turn 2, only for both drivers to be passed by the latter's Mercedes team-mate and then-championship leader Pascal Wehrlein. As the trio accelerated toward Turn 3, Scheider ...

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