Verstappen gets PENALTY as F1 pundit insists punishment should’ve been more severe
Max Verstappen received a five-second time penalty at the Las Vegas Grand Prix for his actions on the first lap, when he forced Charles Leclerc off the track in order to take the lead. This penalty was deemed necessary by the race officials in order to maintain fair competition. Verstappen’s move was viewed as aggressive and potentially dangerous, warranting the penalty. The penalty affected Verstappen’s final position in the race and impacted the overall results.