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Singapore Grand Prix 2022

Ferrari expects double Singapore penalty for Perez

Sergio Perez's win is under investigation with Ferrari feeling he should receive two penalties.

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Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto believes Singapore Grand Prix Formula 1 winner Sergio Perez should receive two separate penalties in his stewards investigation.

Perez won a timed race from pole-sitter Charles Leclerc, but has been called to the stewards for a Safety Car infringement.

It is alleged that he fell more than 10 car lengths behind it when it was deployed - with precedent stating that this is a penalty.

And Binotto believes that Perez should be penalised not once, but twice after two errors.

"He [made it] not one [time] but he made the same mistake twice by dropping [back]. [It is too big a mistake," Binotto told Sky Italy.

"When I get to history, like for example with [Antonio] Giovinazzi he just got a penalty for this, so I feel sorry that Perez didn’t get the penalty during the race.

"I don’t know why a decision was made immediately, maybe they didn’t want to rush the decision and take their time for the decision."

The stewards feel that hearing from Perez at 23:55 local time (16:55 BST) is required before making their ruling.

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