Verstappen fined € 50,000 for touching Hamilton’s car

SAO PAULO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Formula One stewards fined Red Bull championship leader Max Verstappen 50,000 euros ($ 57,250) on Saturday after he touched and examined the rear wing of his rival’s Mercedes for the title, Lewis Hamilton, after qualifying for the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.

The 24-year-old Dutch driver, who leads seven-time world champion Hamilton by 19 points with four races remaining, qualified second for Saturday’s 100-kilometer sprint race that sets the grid for Sunday’s grand prix. in the Brazilian circuit of Interlagos.

(1 dollar = 0.8734 euros) (Report by Alan Baldwin Edition of Mark Potter, edited in Spanish by Gabriela Donoso)

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