Verstappen Handed Public Service For Ocon Shove

Red Bull Mexican Style Ride with Formula 1 Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen in a local bus through Mexico City previous to F1 Mexico Grand Prix on October 26th, 2017.
 Red Bull Mexican Style Ride with Formula 1 Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen in a local bus through Mexico City previous to F1 Mexico Grand Prix on October 26th, 2017.

The FIA have handed Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen two days of public service at the discretion of the FIA following his shove of Racing Point Force India F1 Team’s Esteban Ocon.

The pair were summoned to the stewards following their off track altercation where it was found that Verstappen deliberately made physical contact with Ocon.

In a statement released by the FIA they said:

Max Verstappen entered the FIA Weigh Bridge Garage, proceded directly to Esteban Ocon and following a few words, started an altercation, pushing or hitting Ocon forcefully several times in the chest.

No further action was taken again Esteban Ocon who was handed a ten second stop and go penalty for the on track incident.

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