Sebastian Vettel has been hit with a 10-second time penalty and two penalty points on his race licence for the Mexican Grand Prix after the stewards deemed the Ferrari driver to have illegally changed direction under braking.
The German was the centre of another controversy surrounding Max Verstappen during the race after the Dutchman cut the track and failed the cede his position to Vettel.
Vettel was later promoted to third after Verstappen was handed a penalty, only for him top later lose the podium spot himself.
The stewards judged Vettel to have made an illegal move while defending fourth place from Daniel Ricciardo, one lap after the incident involving Verstappen.
Ricciardo was left fuming after the race, insisting that Vettel be given a penalty, a decision which has now been taken.
The decision means that three different drivers have been classified in third place following the chequered flag at the Mexican Grand Prix
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