Michael Masi has responded to criticism of F1’s recent slew of penalties, saying the drivers asked for it.

Both the Austrian and British grands prix had controversial penalties in which the stewards found a driver guilty while most pundits, and drivers, felt it was a racing incident.

Lando Norris was penalised in Austria as Sergio Perez went off the track while trying to pass the McLaren driver around the outside at Turn 4. George Russell was handed a three-place grid penalty for the British GP for pushing Carlos Sainz wide at the first corner in the sprint qualifying dash.

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