FIA deliver verdict on Lance Stroll after his apology for shoving controversy

Lance Stroll has been given a written warning, and a reminder of his responsibilities, from the FIA after apologising for shoving his trainer at the F1 Qatar Grand Prix.
Lance Stroll (CDN) Aston Martin F1 Team. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 18, Qatar Grand Prix, Doha, Qatar, Sprint
Lance Stroll (CDN) Aston Martin F1 Team. Formula 1 World Championship,…

The Aston Martin driver barged Henry Howe in his team garage out of frustration after being eliminated from Q1 last Friday in Qatar.

Stroll then delivered a six-word awkward TV interview, responding to three questions, before the FIA opened an investigation into his conduct.

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The governing body has now confirmed: “We can confirm that the FIA Compliance Officer has received an apology from Lance Stroll regarding his actions during the 2023 FIA Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix. 

“The Compliance Officer has noted this apology and issued a written warning, reminding Lance of his responsibilities as a competitor bound by the FIA Code of Ethics and other FIA ethical and conduct guidelines set forth by the sporting regulations. 

“The FIA maintains a zero-tolerance stance against misconduct and condemns any actions that may lead to physical harassment.”

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