Sebastian Vettel accused Canadian Grand Prix stewards of “stealing the race” from Ferrari after he was given a five-second time penalty to all but hand victory in Montreal to rival Lewis Hamilton. Vettel was harshly punished for an unsafe manoeuvre ahead of Hamilton.
Vettel went wide at Turn 4 from the lead and swerved back onto the track, forcing Hamilton to jab on the brakes. Hamilton was given a five-second penalty, which seemed certain to deny him the win in a race he had dominated from pole.
Listen to Vettel’s furious radio message here.