Lewis Hamilton is beneath investigation for hindering Lando Norris throughout qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Whereas Charles Leclerc took pole place for Ferrari, the seven-time world champion is accused of driving too slowly throughout Q2.
Driving too slowly! Sure, sure, sure, he was on a lap out, however the irony that maybe the quickest man in historical past is on that cost in his season horribilis!
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc will begin from pole for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku
Leclerc celebrates on Saturday after qualifying on pole to spice up his world title probabilities
“He is the lead automotive, he will get in bother, do not let him do dumb issues,” mentioned Norris race engineer Will Joseph.
An exasperated Hamilton, advised by his group to not drive too slowly, radioed: “Generally I do not know what you anticipate of me.”
The Mercedes star was summoned to the stewards. An FIA assertion learn: “The motive force and group consultant are required to report back to the stewards at 20:20 (5:20pm BST) in relation to the next incident.”
“Driver 44 – Lewis Hamilton, alleged motive: non-compliance by automobiles 44 and 4 (Lando Norris) with article 33.4 of the FIA System One Sporting Laws and non-compliance with the Clerk of the Course Be aware (Doc. 20); unnecessarily sluggish driving at 18:59.’
Hamilton, 37, certified seventh, two locations behind Mercedes teammate George Russell, 24, giving the youngest Englishman a 5-3 lead in qualifying this season.
Hamilton was two tenths behind Russell and 1.6 seconds behind Leclerc, who took his sixth pole place of the season.
Sergio Perez, who gained Monaco a fortnight in the past, certified second quickest, a notable place forward of Crimson Bull teammate Max Verstappen. Carlos Sainz was fourth quickest.
Lance Stroll crashed his Aston Martin and triggered a purple flag within the dying moments of Q1. He’ll begin nineteenth, only one place forward of Haas’ struggling Mick Schumacher, who’s combating for his place throughout the group.
Relive the Sportsmail dwell weblog to qualify because the System One marketing campaign continues on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.