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Max Verstappen given reprimand for final chicane block

Max Verstappen has been handed a reprimand after blocking Williams’ Valtteri Bottas in the final chicane during the first practice session in Canada.

With Verstappen moving extremely slowly through the final chicane, Valtteri Bottas had to take avoiding action as to not to hit the Red Bull driver and went straight on.

The statement from the stewards confirmed Verstappen ‘slowed unnecessarily in front of car 77″.

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