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POLL: Is Schumacher’s penalty fair?

Was the decision to hand Michael Schumacher a grid penalty the correct one?
Michael Schumacher has been roundly criticised for his driving in the Hungarian Grand Prix after coming close to causing a huge accident while trying to defend tenth place from Rubens Barrichello late in the race.

The seven-time champion forced his former team-mate towards the pit wall in the closing stages as the Brazilian got a run up the inside on the start finish straight, with Barrichello being lucky to avoid contact with both the pit wall and Schumacher's Mercedes.

Schumacher has since been handed a ten-place grid penalty for the Belgian Grand Prix over his driving but is it enough?

Contact between the two would no doubt have led to a huge accident so is a grid drop the right penalty or should Schumacher have been handed a ban?

Or do you feel Schumacher did nothing wrong and it was simply hard racing between two experienced drivers?

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RB - Unregistered

August 02, 2010 11:33 AM

"senna would put his car in a position then let you decide wether to crash in to him or not!" Martin Brundle's words about ayrton senna,schumachers from the same mould.A real racer. I don't hear anyone saying that senna was a maniac or senna should have been banned. The difference is then it was real motor racing now its a sham. formula 1 as turned into fraudula 1.

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