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Fernando Alonso handed Canadian Grand Prix time penalty for weaving

Fernando Alonso has been dropped back two places in the final standings of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix after receiving a five-second penalty for swerving while defending his position.Alonso, who started second on the grid, was found to have broken the rules in his efforts to stop Valtteri Bottas passing, blocking any route through by swerving left and right repeatedly. The rules state that a defending driver may only make one move to block a car approaching from behind, and once they have chosen their move they must stick to it. After the race Alonso, who finished seventh, explained his...
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Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton deliver in Canada rain but Max Verstappen still in a league of his own

MONTREAL -- A heavy downpour and a drying track has been a box office combination at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve before and it proved to be so again Saturday. Max Verstappen claimed a dominant pole position, Fernando Alonso made a popular return to the front row of the grid and Lewis Hamilton delivered an impressive result just six days after he was barely able to climb out of the cockpit of his car in Baku.
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Fernando Alonso drops to ninth with penalty at Canadian GP

MONTREAL - Fernando Alonso's frustrating Canadian Grand Prix got worse after the race had finished when a penalty dropped him to ninth on Sunday evening. Alonso had started alongside Max Verstappen on the front row but faded over the course of the race and crossed the line in seventh, behind teammate Esteban Ocon.
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Fernando Alonso: Alpine driver drops two places in Canadian Grand Prix after time penalty

Fernando Alonso was demoted two places following the Canadian Grand Prix after being given a five-second penalty for weaving on track. The incident involving the two-time world champion on the penultimate lap of the 70-lap was noted by the stewards after Alonso was suspected of making more than one directional change in defending his position from Alfa Romeo's Valtteri Bottas.
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