Vettel summoned to F1 stewards over double yellow flags incident
The four-time F1 champion is making his Aston Martin debut this weekend following his change from Ferrari over the iciness, however continued a anxious qualifying in Bahrain when he became knocked out in Q1 after having to attend on off on his last flying lap on account of net whisper guests and yellow flags.
Vettel needed to decelerate at Flip 1 after Haas rookie Nikita Mazepin spun before him, with the Russian having staunch jumped the queue and handed the Aston Martin driver on the heat-up lap.
The German driver then got here all of the gadget during which by one different yellow flag at Flip 8 for Carlos Sainz Jr, who had momentarily misplaced drive on his Ferrari.
Vettel, as neatly as Esteban Ocon, Lance Stroll and George Russell, became set beneath an preliminary investigation by the FIA stewards for not respecting a single waved yellow at Flip 8 all of the gadget during which by qualifying, however all 4 drivers had been cleared of any wrongdoing and duly prevented any penalties.
Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR21
Painting by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Footage
Nevertheless the FIA stewards obtain known as a model current summons for Vettel for “allegedly not respecting double-yellow flags at Flip 1” in Q1 of qualifying, per an F1 behold.
The listening to, issued quickly after 2200hrs native time on Saturday night, will choose reveal on Sunday at 133hrs native time on the Bahrain World Circuit.
Vettel, who’s already beginning the Bahrain GP down in 18th reveal, can be at risk of a wait on of the grid inaugurate if he is given a grid penalty following the listening to on Sunday before the bustle.
“If I apprehensive now it would not wait on,” Vettel informed Sky Sports activities F1 after qualifying however before the stewards listening to became known as. “Clearly I am upset and infected – it became not our fault in a vogue – not to assemble it by, however we want to choose it and finish what we’re able to to place collectively for tomorrow.
“It became a mess within the last sector warming up, I staunch made it all of the gadget during which throughout the toll highway with lower than one second after which I had two yellow flags, so not appreciable we might moreover finish at that stage.”