Revised race results – Monaco GP

Schumacher handed 20-second penalty

Michael Schumacher has been handed a 20-second penalty for having overtaken Fernando Alonso on the final corner of the Monaco Grand Prix.

The Mercedes GP driver passed Alonso just as the safety car had left the circuit on the final lap, and stewards deemed the race was still finishing under the safety car.

Under rule 40.13, which states that “if the race ends whilst the safety car is deployed it will enter the pitlane at the end of the last lap and the cars will take the chequered flag as normal without overtaking,” Schumacher has been given a penalty.

The German, who had passed Alonso for sixth, drops down to 12th, meaning Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi’s scores the final point for 10th.

Revised race results

Pos  Driver        Team                 
 1.  Webber        Red Bull-Renault
 2.  Vettel        Red Bull-Renault
 3.  Kubica        Renault
 4.  Massa         Ferrari
 5.  Hamilton      McLaren-Mercedes
 6.  Alonso        Ferrari
 7.  Rosberg       Mercedes
 8.  Sutil         Force India-Mercedes
 8.  Liuzzi        Force India-Mercedes
10.  Buemi         Toro Rosso-Ferrari
11.  Alguersuari   Toro Rosso-Ferrari
12.  Schumacher    Mercedes
13.  Petrov        Renault              

World Championship standings, round 6:                

Drivers:                    Constructors:             
 1.  Webber        78        1.  Red Bull-Renault          156
 2.  Vettel        78        2.  Ferrari                   136
 3.  Alonso        75        3.  McLaren-Mercedes          129
 4.  Button        70        4.  Mercedes                   78
 5.  Massa         61        5.  Renault                    65
 6.  Kubica        59        6.  Force India-Mercedes       30
 7.  Hamilton      59        7.  Williams-Cosworth           8
 8.  Rosberg       56        8.  Toro Rosso-Ferrari          4
 9.  Schumacher    22
10.  Sutil         20
11.  Liuzzi        10
12.  Barrichello    7
13.  Petrov         6
14.  Alguersuari    3
15.  Hulkenberg     1
16.  Buemi          1

Mercedes appeals stewards decision

The Mercedes GP team has decided to appeal the decision to penalise Michael Schumacher in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Schumacher lost his sixth-place finish after illegally overtaking Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso on the last corner of the last lap of the race.

The German was given a post-race drive-through which translated into a 20-second penalty that dropped him from sixth to 12th position.

Mercedes, however, has appealed the decision, which will now be handled by the FIA’s Court of Appeal.

The FIA said the appeal is strictly against the decision, not the penalty itself as drive-throughs cannot be appealed.


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