In The Driver's Seat

Verstappen punishment will have 'zero effect' on dissuading drivers from violence

SAO PAULO (Brazil) - So, a highly dramatic Brazilian Grand Prix weekend first produced another of Sebastian Vettel's famous temper tantrums when he was called to a random weight check in the second period of Saturday's qualifying, which ended with him disobeying an FIA official and damaging the weighing scales after doing a fast start while his Ferrari's wheels were still resting on them.

A driver is supposed to wait, with his engine switched off, for his team to push the car off the weighbridge.

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