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Verschoor stripped of Austria F2 feature race win


The Trident driver dominated Sunday’s race, taking a dangerous tire gamble to grab the lead earlier than crossing the road 13 seconds forward.

On the decelerate lap after the checkered flag, Verschoor’s automobile stopped earlier than he was in a position to compete a lap.

The FIA’s technical delegate mentioned the automobile was unable to supply a gasoline pattern of a minimal of 0.8kg, with simply 31.3g left within the tank.

Daruvala, who completed second, was then handed a 20-second penalty after his Prema crew “tried to dry the observe floor at their grid place previous to the race begin by making use of the followers usually used to chill the engine to the bottom instantly in entrance of the rear wheels of Automobile 2.

“This has been witnessed and reported by the Technical Delegate. As a efficiency benefit can by no means be dominated out in such a case, the mere try to change the observe floor is prohibited no matter any success.”

The FIA ​​mentioned he was assessed a drive by means of penalty which, because it couldn’t be served in the course of the race, was transformed to a 20 second time penalty within the closing classification.

The penalties imply Logan Sargeant, who took third place for Carlin, can be promoted to first forward of Enzo Fittipaldi and Roberto Merhi.

Additional down the grid, ART’s Frederik Vesti was given a five-second penalty after he went off observe at Flip 3 and gained a long-lasting benefit while battling Olli Caldwell (Campos Racing). He was additionally given one penalty level, bringing his complete up to now this 12 months to 3.

Prema Racing had been fined €1000 for a pitstop infringement throughout Dennis Hauger’s cease.

The Stewards decided that in the course of the obligatory pit cease, the rear left tire was not positioned flat as required, stood up and rolled away from the mechanic for a brief distance earlier than being retrieved.

They mentioned the incident “creates a possible security difficulty however that it was not a deliberate transfer by the mechanic.”

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