Is Schumacher's penalty fair?


Sadly, the Hungarian Grand Prix isn't the first time that Michael Schumacher has been in trouble over his driving this season on his return to F1.

The Hungaroring however marked the most serious indiscretion yet for the seven-time champion after he forced Rubens Barrichello towards the pit wall while the Brazilian was trying to find a way past for tenth place - and the final championship point.

Schumacher has been widely criticised over the move while questions have been asked about whether or not the penalty of a ten place grid penalty at Spa is sufficient.

Already this season, there have been a number of serious accidents where single-seater cars have got airbourne - such as Ricardo Teixeira in the F2 race in Morocco, Mark Webber in Valencia and Chris van der Drift in the Superleague Formula this weekend at Brands Hatch - and the incident between Schumacher and Barrichello could have had the same outcome had the pair touched wheels.

With that in mind, we want to know what you think about whether or not the penalty handed down to Schumacher is the correct one, or should the FIA have been stricter with the German for what can only amount to dangerous driving on track.

Is Schumacher's penalty fair?




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