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EXPLAINED: Why did the Austrian Grand Prix race result change – and what are the track limits rules?

F1 Correspondent & Presenter

Lawrence Barretto

Several hours after the Austrian Grand Prix concluded, the FIA handed out 12 penalties to eight drivers following a review into additional track limit offences after Aston Martin launched a protest. That led to a revised final race classification. Why were track limits such a talking point at the Red Bull Ring? Let’s dig into it…

What are track limits?

Track limits are the boundary around the edge of a circuit – defined by a white line. Should a driver cross that line with all four wheels, they are deemed to have breached track limits.

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