Sebastian Vettel deserved his Canadian GP penalty after “buckling under pressure” from Lewis Hamilton, according to Monday’s newspapers.
Debate over whether Vettel warranted the five-second penalty that cost him the race victory has rippled through the F1 paddock – with the Sky F1 pundits believing it was “harsh” – but Monday’s papers claim Vettel can only blame himself and shouldn’t lambast race stewards.
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Jonathan McEvoy says in The Daily Mail that, though Vettel protested, he wouldn’t have been in a position to get penalised had he not made a mistake on Lap 48, running onto the grass at Turn Three before almost colliding with Hamilton.