Magnussen’s unrepeatable report: Six penalties in Miami!

Kevin Magnussen gave a brand new unique episode to Netflix in Miami for the subsequent season of Drive To Survive.

His six penalties in the identical weekend have by no means been seen earlier than and it’s going to be troublesome to repeat it and never trigger a black flag, which might have been maybe the fairest factor to do. In any sport…

As a result of he himself acknowledged “all of the penalties had been truthful,” he stated. “However I needed to do my very own factor, these techniques I do not like, but it surely was to guard Nico (Hulkebnerg) and get him factors. It is not the way in which I wish to race, however that is the way in which I needed to do it”.

Kevin, writer of the staff’s solely pole place, was spared a penalty for alleged unsportsmanlike habits.

Nevertheless, the stewards say that “they need to contemplate whether or not, in instances of recidivism, the penalties must be elevated to keep away from eventualities like right now.

As a result of three had been for a similar “leaving the observe and gaining an enduring benefit”, and the fourth was for “leaving the observe a number of instances for no justifiable purpose”. And in 19 laps no extra.

The following day, already within the lengthy race, Magnussen rounded off the efficiency with a slap to the native hero, Logan Sargeant, coming into him by means of the blind spot in flip 3 and throwing him into the boundaries with a damaged automobile.

“For inflicting a collision, 10 seconds and two factors”, solely that when he re-entered the pit through the security automobile interval he did so with out altering tires: one other 20 seconds. It was the staff’s mistake, however by now the Dane was able to protest: 65 seconds in whole, greater than a minute misplaced,

And he was fortunate he did not get yet one more level, as a result of with the ten factors he has, he leads the drivers’ desk and is on the verge of disqualification.

Two extra factors between now and March subsequent 12 months, which is quite a lot of races for this hot-blooded driver, and when he turns 12 he may have a one-race suspension, so Haas will quickly improve Ollie Bearman, who has already raced with Ferrari to interchange Sainz (Saudi Arabia).

The final driver sanctioned with out operating a race was Romain Grosjean, in Italy 2012, after his begin in Belgium of which Fernando Alonso nonetheless remembers with terror.

Earlier than that, it was Michael Schumacher, two in actual fact, for that black flag he ignored in 1994.

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