Kvyat three points away from F1 race ban

From ESPN - July 17, 2017

Daniil Kvyat is now just three points away from a race ban after being judged the guilty party in a first-lap collision with Toro Rosso teammate Carlos Sainz at the British Grand Prix.

The Russian received a drive-through penalty and two penalty points on his superlicence for causing the collision as the pair headed through the high-speed Maggotts/Becketts complex on the opening lap of Sunday's race.

His penalty came just a week after causing a first corner crash at the Austrian Grand Prix, as he slammed into McLaren's Fernando Alonso, who in turn took out Max Verstappen's Red Bull. Kvyat has now accumulated a total of nine penalty points in the last 12 months, meaning he is just three away from triggering a one-race suspension.


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