Toto Wolff’s mid-race e-mail to Michael Masi contained a diagram that bore no relevance to Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s Silverstone collision, a report states.

The Mercedes team principal contacted FIA race director Michael Masi during the British Grand Prix’s red-flag stoppage, urging him to read an e-mail the Austrian had sent which included “diagrams [of] where the car should be”.

Masi told Wolff he did not access his e-mails during races in order not to lose concentration, with the response being that “you should maybe look at this because there is something with the rules”. Wolff then told the Australian he was “coming up” to discuss the matter.

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