Lance Stroll facing more punishment

Aston Martin driver Lance Stroll was seen pushing his personal trainer during the Qatar GP last weekend.

It was announced by the FIA on Tuesday evening that Lance Stroll is being investigated by the governing body after potentially breaking the rules at the Qatar Grand Prix.

The governing body confirmed that the FIA compliance officer is in talks with the Aston Martin driver, over “several incidents” which took place last weekend at the Lusail International Circuit.

No official confirmation as to what these incidents are has been made by the FIA, although Stroll did grab the headlines last Friday for all the wrong reasons.

The FIA revealed that the incidents “may have contravened FIA rules, policies and procedures during the Qatar Grand Prix.”

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Stroll was absolutely furious after qualifying last Friday evening where he was eliminated in Q1, something which took him a long time to get over.

When pushed back into the garage, Stroll threw his steering wheel out of the car, with it bouncing off the car and landing on the floor.

After hastily jumping out of his AMR23, his personal trainer tried to get him to go out of the front of the garage, something all eliminated drivers must do as they have to be weighed, as per the sport’s regulations.

The 24-year-old had no intention of going out the front of the garage, as he brushed his trainer aside.

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Things then turned very ugly, as he was seen appearing to push his trainer at the back of the garage, whilst attempting to escape.

Stroll’s trainer tried one last time to get the driver to follow the rules, before the push was captured on camera.

Not long after this, he gave a six-word interview in the media pen to the sport’s official broadcast team, with one of the words having been explicit.

This was quickly apologised for by the interviewer, before Stroll walked away.

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His weekend got no better afterwards, as he was eliminated in SQ1 ahead of the sprint race.

Stroll finished the sprint in P15, before finishing 11th in the race, which he admitted to having passed out in.

He would’ve scored points in Qatar but was demoted a place for exceeding track limits too often.