Last minute! Hamilton and Leclerc, disqualified in Austin F1

Once the career of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix 2023 and carried out the relevant checks on all the cars on the grid, the FIA ​​confirmed that Charles Leclerc y Lewis Hamilton there could have been violated article 3.5.9 e) of the technical regulation from Formula 1.

In summary, the governing body realized after a random check that the Monegasque cars of Ferrari and from the British Mercedes They did not meet the thickness of the sliding blocks (the boards under the car) that establishes the norm.

That rule says: “The thickness of the set of boards measured with respect to the lower surface must be 10 mm [más o menos]0.2 mm above or below, and must be uniform when it is brand new.”

“A minimum thickness of 9 mm will be accepted if it is due to wear [tras la carrera]and compliance with this provision will be verified in the holes designated for this purpose.

For this reason, Charles Leclerc, Lewis Hamilton and their respective teams had to go to testify before the FIA ​​stewards to try to give a convincing explanation to escape the disqualification, but In the end there was absolutely nothing that could save them and the Monegasque and the British were disqualified.

In this way, the results of the United States Grand Prix have changed and now second place falls into the hands of Lando Norriswhile Carlos Sainz climbs to the third step of privilege in Austin.

In the same way, Sergio Perez rises to fourth place, George Russell to the fifth, Pierre Gasly to the sixth, Lance Stroll to the seventh, Yuki Tsunoda to the eighth, Alex Albon to the ninth and Logan Sargeant gets the first point of his career in Formula 1.

Now, Leclerc and Hamilton will have to recover as soon as possible to return stronger than ever next weekend in the Mexican GP to recover the points lost unexpectedly after the American event.

Write down the schedules for Mexico:

Gallery: the best photos from Sunday of the 2023 United States GP

George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14, Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19, Pierre Gasly, Alpine A523


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Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14, Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19

Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14, Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19


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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W14, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB19, Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W14, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB19, Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60


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Logan Sargeant, Williams FW45, Fernando Alonso, Aston Martin AMR23, Nico Hulkenberg, Haas VF-23, chase the peloton

Logan Sargeant, Williams FW45, Fernando Alonso, Aston Martin AMR23, Nico Hulkenberg, Haas VF-23, chase the peloton


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Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43, Yuki Tsunoda, AlphaTauri AT04

Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43, Yuki Tsunoda, AlphaTauri AT04


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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, Carlos Sainz

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, Carlos Sainz


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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, lead the start.

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, lead the start.


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Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43, Daniel Ricciardo, AlphaTauri AT04, Alex Albon, Williams FW45

Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43, Daniel Ricciardo, AlphaTauri AT04, Alex Albon, Williams FW45


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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60


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Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60

Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60


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Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19, Pierre Gasly, Alpine A523, Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43

Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19, Pierre Gasly, Alpine A523, Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C43


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Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14, Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19

Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14, Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19


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Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60, Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14

Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60, Esteban Ocon, Alpine A523, George Russell, Mercedes F1 W14


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Carlos Sainz, Ferrari SF-23, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W14, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB19

Carlos Sainz, Ferrari SF-23, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W14, Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB19


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The Safety Car follows the drivers to the grid at the end of the formation lap

The Safety Car follows the drivers to the grid at the end of the formation lap


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Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19, Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60, on the grill

Sergio Pérez, Red Bull Racing RB19, Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60, on the grill


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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, on the grill

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, on the grill


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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, on the formation lap

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, on the formation lap


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