No knee-jerk rules change following outcry over Vettel penalty – Masi | 2019 F1 season

Vettel was given a five-second penalty for leaving the circuit and rejoining the track in front of Lewis Hamilton, forcing the Mercedes driver to take evasive action.
Following the subsequent round of the championship in France, FIA race director Michael Masi was asked whether the criticism of Vettel’s penalty meant similar incidents would now be treated differently.
Michael Masi: “I don’t think it would be wise in any sport to change anything mid-year.”
Masi indicated the rule could be reconsidered for the 2020 F1 season, although any rules change for next year at this stage will require the unanimous approval of the teams to be implemented.

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