Alonso, Vandoorne punished for ignoring blue flags

The pair were also given five-second time penalties. Alonso's was awarded during the race, and demoted him from 16th to 17th. Vandoorne's penalty was only decided after a post-race hearing in which an incident where he blocked eighth-place finisher Romain Grosjean's Haas while battling with Lance Stroll was discussed. The penalty will drop Vandoorne from 14th to 15th, elevating Esteban ... Keep reading