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Mercedes seek review of latest Verstappen/Hamilton incident

Mercedes have confirmed that they will seek a right of review of Max Verstappen's defence against Lewis Hamilton in Brazil.

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Mercedes have confirmed that they will request a right of review into the stewards' decision not to award a penalty to Max Verstappen for his defence against Lewis Hamilton in Brazil.

Following the publishing of the onboard camera footage from Verstappen's car during the incident on Lap 48/71 of the Brazilian Grand Prix, which was hitherto unseen, Mercedes have will exercise their right for a request for a right of review.

"The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team confirms that we have today requested a Right of Review under Article 14.1.1 of the International Sporting Code," read a short statement from the team, "in relation to the Turn 4 incident between Car 44 [Hamilton] and Car 33 [Verstappen] on Lap 48 of the 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix, on the basis of new evidence unavailable to the stewards at the time of their decision."

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