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George Russell

Russell summoned by stewards over Piastri incident

The Mercedes and McLaren drivers must visit the stewards over their qualifying incident.

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George Russell and Oscar Piastri have both been summoned by Formula 1 stewards over an incident during Japanese Grand Prix qualifying.

During Q1, there was an alleged unsafe release from Mercedes, putting Russell out into the path of McLaren's Piastri.

As a result, both drivers and their team representatives must attend the stewards at 16:45 local time.

Piastri qualified in sixth place, with Russell in ninth for Mercedes.

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