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Guenther Steiner

Steiner summoned to FIA stewards

Following his critical comments about the quality of stewarding at the Monaco Grand Prix, Guenther Steiner has been summoned by the FIA at Barcelona.

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Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner has been summoned to see the FIA stewards on Saturday afternoon at the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

The Italian had blasted the quality of stewarding at last weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, after Nico Hulkenberg was penalised for his move on Logan Sargeant at the start of the race.

Steiner claimed there were inconsistencies in how penalties were applied, and suggested that F1 needed professional stewards, instead of the current system whereby F1 rotates between different stewards each race weekend.

An FIA document said Steiner would be required to report to the stewards at 14:30 local time on Saturday afternoon, after alleged breaches of Articles 12.2.1.c, 12.2.1.f and 12.2.1.k of the FIA International Sporting Code.

What Articles is Steiner accused of having broken?

12.2.1.c Any fraudulent conduct or any act prejudicial to the interests of any Competition or to the interests of motor sport generally.

12.2.1.f Any words, deeds or writings that have caused moral injury or loss to the FIA, its bodies, its members or its executive officers, and more generally on the interest of motor sport and on the values defended by the FIA.

12.2.1.k Any Misconduct towards, but not limited to: • licence-holders, • officials, • officers or member of the staff of the FIA, • members of the staff of the Organiser or promoter, • members of the staff of the Competitors, • suppliers of products or services to (or contractors or subcontractors to) any of the parties listed above; • doping control officials or any other person involved in a doping control carried out in accordance with Appendix A.

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