Charles Pic, MarussiaCharles Pic has been reprimanded, and his Marussia team fined 5,000 Euro, after his near miss with Lewis Hamilton in final free practice for the Japanese GP.

Hamilton was left angry after he encountered Pic’s slow car on the entry to the chicane while he was on a fast lap on Saturday morning.

After taking evasive action to prevent an accident, Hamilton radioed the team to complain about his rival.

Pic was summoned to see the stewards, who decided that he be reprimanded for failing to take into account Hamilton’s approaching car.

Marussia was fined for not having informed Pic about the proximity of Hamilton.


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