Alonso dropped out of points following Haas protest at United States Grand Prix

Alonso dropped out of points following Haas protest at United States Grand Prix

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  • READ MORE: Verstappen beats Hamilton to United States GP victory as Red Bull secure an emotional constructors’ title win However, a protest on Sunday night by Haas against both Alonso’s car and that of Red Bull’s Sergio Perez – which suffered front wing endplate damage early on in the race – was deemed admissible by the stewards.
  • And while the stewards opted not to act in the case of Perez’s car, Alonso’s Alpine A522 was deemed to have been in an unsafe condition following the crash – with a 30-second post-race penalty imposed on Alonso (a 10-second mid-race stop-go penalty no longer being feasible), dropping him from P7 to P15.
  • 2022 United States Grand Prix: Alonso goes airborne in huge crash with Stroll at COTA Writing in their verdict, the stewards noted that they were “deeply concerned that Car 14 [Alonso] was not given the black and orange flag [shown to a competitor judged to have suffered mechanical damage that requires immediate attention in the pits], or at least a radio call to rectify the situation, despite… two calls to Race Control by the Haas Team.
  • The stewards also noted that Haas “had been given the black and orange flag on three occasions this year for situations involving their car being in an unsafe condition” – the most recent of those occasions coming at the Singapore Grand Prix.

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