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“But further, the stewards observed that Car 33 was not at all alongside Car 44 until significantly into the entry into Turn 1.

“In the opinion of the stewards, this manoeuvre was attempted too late for the driver of Car 33 to have ‘the right to racing room.’

“While Car 44 could have steered further from the kerb to avoid the incident, the stewards determined that his position was reasonable and therefore find that the driver of Car 33 was predominantly to blame for the incident.”

The Italian Grand Prix was eventually won by Australian Daniel Ricciardo, with McLaren team-mate Lando Norris finishing second.