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Fernando Alonso takes punishment for racing with damaged car at US GP

The race that took place in Austin had surprises to get the placement of 7th place

The change was due to a protest held by Haas 24 minutes after the time limit considered by the stewards to make changes. (Photo: Instagram)

After a shocking accident on Sunday (23), during the United States GP in Austin, with the duo Lance Stroll and Fernando Alonso, the commissioners of the Fédération Internationale de Automobilismo (FIA) decided to change the position of the Spanish driver to 15th in a few hours. after the race.

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The change was due to a protest held by Haas 24 minutes after the time limit considered by the stewards to make changes. Team boss Guenther Steiner claimed that Alonso would be breaking a rule by competing with only one mirror.

Alpine, Fernando Alonso’s team, expressed himself on social media regretting the decision, the loss of points that were won by the Spaniard and also stated that the car was considered safe and legal by the direction of the race.

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