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Sebastian Vettel, disqualified ‘a posteriori’, loses second place in the Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel, disqualified ‘a posteriori’, loses second place in the Hungarian GP

The German Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) was disqualified and lost his second place in the Hungarian Grand Prix as “it is not possible to extract a sample of a liter of fuel” from his tank after the race, decided the direction of the race .

Vettel and Aston Martin failed to comply with article 6.6 of the code of technical regulations of the International Automobile Federation, according to which “participants must ensure that a 1-liter fuel sample can be extracted from the vehicle at all times” in order not to have a advantage. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) thus passes to second place behind Esteban Ocon (Alpine), and the Spanish Carlos Sainz Jr (Ferrari) is third. (AFP)

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