Max Verstappen to ‘observe stewards’ at Formula E Marrakesh race as part of shoving punishment

Max Verstappen used to be main the Brazilian Mountainous Prix when he collided with backmarker Esteban Ocon on lap 44

Max Verstappen will support piece of his punishment for shoving Esteban Ocon “as an observer to the stewards” at Saturday’s System E trail in Marrakesh.

The Dutchman, 21, has to assemble two days of “public provider” after an angry row along with his fellow driver following the System 1 trail in Brazil in November.

The Crimson Bull driver misplaced the lead in a collision with backmarker Ocon, with Lewis Hamilton then a success.

Verstappen shoved Ocon three instances when the pair met in the pits.

“Max Verstappen will relief the Marrakesh E-Prix on fable of the stewards’ dedication at the 2018 Brazilian System 1 Mountainous Prix,” said an announcement from the sport’s governing physique, the FIA.

“Verstappen will exhaust the day as an observer to the stewards, closely following their work at a high-stage international motor sport match as piece of the educational and informative contrivance taken by the FIA on this matter.”

Sooner than the punishment used to be offered, Verstappen said he did now not desire to assemble anything else that can presumably per chance catch him “look fancy an idiot” on fable of he felt “already very harshly treated”.

System E recap: Antonio Felix da Costa wins Saudi shakedown

The Marrakesh E-Prix is the 2d trail of the 2018-19 season in the all-electrical series and that you just would perchance also see coverage of the trail stay from Morocco on Connected TV, the BBC Sport online page, BBC iPlayer and BBC Crimson Button from 14:30 GMT on Saturday.

There’ll additionally be a plump replay of the trail obtainable by the utilization of the BBC Crimson Button from 17:25 GMT.

Portuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa, racing for the BMW Andretti crew, gained the hole System E trail of the season in Saudi Arabia in December.

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