FIA stewards take no action over Turn 1 crash in Singapore

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The FIA stewards have taken no further action over the Turn 1 crash between Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen during Sunday’s Formula 1 race in Singapore.

Vettel, Raikkonen and Verstappen came together on the run down to the first corner at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, with all three sustaining damage to their cars that forced them to retire from the race.

The FIA race stewards confirmed soon after the clash they would be investigating the incident after the race to see if any driver was to blame.

Despite Verstappen pointing the finger at Vettel for moving across the track, the FIA confirmed not long after the race that no action would be taken.

“The stewards consider that no driver was found to have been wholly or predominantly to blame for the incident, and will therefore take no further action,” a report from the FIA reads.

The incident dealt a big blow to Vettel’s title hopes, with the German driver making no secret of his disappointment when speaking to NBCSN after the race, having slipped to 28 points behind Lewis Hamilton.