LEWIS HAMILTON has been bumped as much as second within the Hungarian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel was DISQUALIFIED.
The German driver crossed the road in second behind race winner Esteban Ocon.
Sebastian Vettel was disqualified from the Hungary GP after his second-placed endCredit score: Splash
The German Aston Martin driver violated gasoline rulesCredit score: The Mega Company
However hours after the chequered flag was waved, he was booted out of the race.
A gasoline violation was the rationale behind Vettel’s axe.
That noticed Hamilton rise from third to second on the rostrum – and an important further three factors within the Method One drivers’ championship.
Carlos Sainz jumped up into third to finish the rostrum.
Vettel had already been issued a reprimand for failing to take away his rainbow t-shirt forward of the Hungarian GP.
The Aston Martin driver wore the shirt with the phrases “identical love” throughout the entrance having beforehand worn footwear sporting a rainbow flag in a message in opposition to Hungary’s anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.
‘We Race As One’ is a platform launched by Method One final 12 months that counts variety, inclusivity and sustainability as its core rules.
Drivers are free to put on attire with a message that’s supportive of the initiative’s rules.
However they have been instructed to take away any such t-shirts earlier than the nationwide anthem and put on their race fits in a pre-race observe issued by race director Michael Masi.
Vettel did not take away this t-shirt for the nationwide anthem and claims he forgot to take it off due to the onset of rain.
Vettel spoke to Sky Sports activities forward of the decision and stated: “I heard it is as a result of I left my shirt on for the nationwide anthem.
“I am joyful in the event that they disqualify me. They’ll do no matter they need to me, I do not care. I’d do it once more.”
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