Norris hit with three-place grid penalty for yellow flag infraction!

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McLaren's Lando Norris incurred the wrath of the Styrian Grand Prix stewards for failing to comply with a yellow flag directive in Friday's FP1 session.

Norris was approaching the neutralized zone at Red Bull Ring's Turn 5 where Nicholas Latifi's Williams was parked.

The young Briton was informed of a yellow flag situation by his team and while Norris slowed, he nevertheless overtook the AlphaTauri of Pierre Gasly.

"The stewards heard from the driver of Car 4 and the team representative and have reviewed video evidence.

"On-board footage clearly shows that driver of Car 4 passed car Car 10 [Gasly] while yellow light panels were clearly visible and yellow flags were shown."

In addition to a three-place grid penalty, Norris was handed 2 penalty points, the first points added to his licence within a 12-month period.

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