The stewards have been called to testify to Sergio Perez to to investigate whether the mexican pilot decelerated enough to safely pass by the curves 9 and 10, in which the marshals waving the yellow flags after the departure track of Romain Grosjean.
In the lap, Perez improved his previous time and went into Q3 with the ninth best time. In addition, the commissioners are also investigating Perez for overtaking Esteban Gutierrez under the regime yellow flags.
“it Was complicated, I had three yellow flags in my back. So I had to lift too much. I Lost about six tenths, with the yellow flags. At the end, with Stephen, I was in a turn very slow, so I just kept the line. It was opened, but I lost four-tenths, while he lifted. So I think the data back me up”.
After checking the telemetry, and the available videos, the commissioners have given a penalty of five places for non-sufficient reduction in the area of the accident Grosjean and three more to overtake Gutierrez under a yellow flag. Therefore, the mexican will be out on the 18th square parrilla.