Drivers to get extra blue flag warning

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Drivers will be given an additional warning when they are about to be lapped by a rival following complaints during the Japanese Grand Prix.

2016 United States Grand Prix grid

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Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two in qualifying at the Circuit of the Americas followed by the Red Bulls and Ferraris.

FIA bans the ‘Verstappen block’

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The FIA has warned drivers they will now be reported to the stewards if they change direction under braking and force a rival to take avoiding action.

Red Bull fastest as Mercedes hold back

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Max Verstappen led Daniel Ricciardo in a Red Bull one-two in the final practice session but the Mercedes drivers clearly had more pace in hand.