The trio completed on the rostrum on the Purple Bull Ring after an eventful race in Austria, with Leclerc securing his first win since the Australian Grand Prix in April after passing Verstappen thrice on the monitor.
However the prime three finishers from Sunday’s race on the Purple Bull Ring had been summoned by the stewards after it emerged their physios entered parc ferme earlier than that they had been weighed, breaching the post-race process directions that had been issued.
The summons cited all three had damaged Article 12.2.1.j of the Worldwide Sporting Code, which states that an offence may have taken place if there’s a “failure to comply with the directions of the related officers for the secure and orderly conduct of the Occasion.”
In notes that had been despatched to groups on Sunday morning, the FIA stated: “Apart from the group mechanics (with cooling followers if vital), officers and FIA pre-approved tv crews and FIA authorized photographers, nobody else will probably be allowed within the designated space at the moment (no group PR personnel.
“Driver physios should wait outdoors the calm down room behind the rostrum till the rostrum ceremony has concluded).”
Following a listening to on Sunday night, the stewards opted handy all three groups a suspended superb of €10,000.
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, 1st place, celebrates on arrival in Parc Ferme
Picture by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images
“The Stewards obtained a report from the Media Delegate, which was subsequently confirmed by video proof, that the physio / drivers’ assistants of the highest three finishers entered Parc Ferme with out permission and in violation of the process that was revealed previous to the race ‘for the orderly conduct of the occasion,’” the FIA bulletin concerning the incident reads.
“Partially that is to stop handing over of things to the drivers previous to them being weighed.
“The Competitor is fined €10,000, which will probably be suspended for the rest of the season pending any additional violation of the process, and the rivals are warned that the passes of the people involved could also be revoked in case of systemic violation.”
It means the results of the Austrian Grand Prix is now ultimate after the stewards additionally cleared Fernando Alonso over a doable unsafe launch infringement throughout the race.