Lando Norris was not happy after the Austrian Grand Prix. He finished third, but saw his second place disappear because of a penalty. To make matters worse he also got penalty points on his license.

Norris received a five second penalty in Austria for pushing Sergio Perez into the gravel. There are already questions marks over this penalty, but after the race Norris also received penalty points on his license. The Briton was not happy with this, as he took aim at Formula 1’s ‘stupid system’.

‘Why should I deserve penalty points today for someone going into the gravel? Yes, nothing I’ve done is dangerous and… maybe in some cases you deserve an on-track penalty, because you’ve done something bad in terms of racing and you just made a mistake, but then you have things that people do every now and then which are purely dangerous,” Norris said according to Formula1.com.

‘If you do genuinely overtake under a yellow-flag and do something else that’s clearly a rule that will put people in danger then I understand penalty points for a driver, and if that adds up you get a driver ban or race ban, but for little things like this, it’s stupid in my opinion. It’s not what Formula 1 should be,”, the Briton concludes.

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