Schumacher given reprimand for Hamilton incident

Schumacher given reprimand for Hamilton incident

12 May 2012 – Michael Schumacher has been issued with a reprimand from the FIA race stewards for his incident with Lewis Hamilton during the final practice session in Barcelona.

Schumacher qualified in ninth
The Mercedes driver overshot Turn 13 before rejoining the track on the apex of Turn 15, the result of which impeded Hamilton's McLaren.

The German could have recieved a fine or a grid penalty ahead of qualifying but the FIA stewards agreed that the occurrence was only a minor one. 

The incident failed to trouble Hamilton, who starts tomorrow's race from pole position.

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