Russia Stewards Report

Formula 1

Incident: Bugatti retired on track during qualifying.

Stewards View: The car does not ghost immediately which is out of Bugatti’s control, however, a new rule brought in at round 1 states you cannot retire on track for this very reason, and Bugatti illegally impedes Penny on his hot lap.

Penalty: Bugatti will receive 3 points on his licence.


Formula 2

Incident: Fear turns in on Bendall at turn 7 and causes Bendall to spin and lose wing.

Stewards View: Fear does not give bendall enough room, despite Bendall being alongside Fear.

Penalty: Fear will receive a 20s time penalty added to his race time.


Incident: Skeevan illegally overtakes difletcher around turn 4 and then difletcher causes Skeevan to spin at turn 5.

Stewards View: It appears that difletcher pushes the rear of Skeevan and causes Skeevan’s car to lose control and consequently hit the wall.

Penalty: Skeevan will receive a 5 second penalty added to his race time for an illegal overtake. difletcher will receive 3 points on his licence.


Incident: Crash between difletcher and Legion at turn 5.

Stewards View: difletcher slightly touches Legions car around turn 4, which causes Legions car to lose grip and he has to correct it, which is when contact is made, causing difletcher to spin. However, the stewards believe that desync was also at play here, as the crash is extremely exaggerated compared to onboard views.

Penalty: Racing incident, no further action warranted.


Formula 3

Incident: thelee25 hit X before formation lap.

Stewards View: N/A

Penalty: thelee25 will receive a 10 second penalty.

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