Dr Helmut Marko has called for Formula One to reconsider driver penalties.
His comments come in the wake of the Mexican Grand Prix debacle which saw three different drivers classified third due to a number of penalties.
"The last four laps of the race in Mexico were the best in the whole season," he told Auto Motor und Sport.
"But what are we talking about now? Penalties, protests and appeals with two weeks delay.
"I say 'let the drivers drive'," the former F1 and sports car driver added.
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