Michael Schumacher, Mercedes, Korea International Circuit, 2012

Second reprimand for Schumacher for impeding

2012 Korean Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Michael Schumacher, Mercedes, Korea International Circuit, 2012Michael Schumacher has been handed his second reprimand of 2012 for impeding a rival during practice.

The Korean Grand Prix stewards found Schumacher had impeded both HRT drivers during second practice in Korea. During the session Schumacher was seen overtaking Pedro de la Rosa at turn three, then delaying the driver whom he apparently felt had held him him.

Schumacher received a similar penalty during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend after cutting part of the track and then slowing at the chicane to hold up Lewis Hamilton.

If Schumacher receives a third reprimand before the end of the season he will receive an automatic ten-place grid penalty under article 18.2 of the Sporting Regulations.

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