Rosberg reprimanded for dangerous FP2 incident with Perez

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg was served with a reprimand by Bahrain Grand Prix stewards after a FP2 alltercation with  with Sergio Perez during the Second Practice session ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Rosberg was on a slow lap early on in the 90 minutes session and weaved into the path of the rapidly approaching Force India driver, forcing Perez to take avoiding action.

The stewards deemed that Rosberg had “slowed unnecessarily and recklessly in front of car 11 [Perez] between Turns 13 and 14.”

The reprimand was Rosberg’s first of the year. Drivers are given three reprimands before they aare handed a 10 place grid penalty. (GP247)

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