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Ferrari will not appeal against Vettel penalty

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Ferrari will not appeal against the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Scuderia say they are “still working on collecting evidence” on the incident. Nevertheless, they declined to confirm that their appeal had been formally withdrawn, according to BBC.

Vettel was deemed to have rejoined the circuit in an unsafe manner after making a mistake during lap 48, pushing rival Lewis Hamilton off the track in the process.

Despite holding off the Mercedes driver for the rest of the race and crossing the finish line in front, the time penalty ensured Vettel finished second.

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari have “another level” Mercedes cannot reach