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F2 DRIVER SEAN GELAEL EXCLUDED FROM BAKU QUALIFYING AFTER RUNNING OVER TWO MARSHALS

Indonesian F2 Driver Sean Gelael has been excluded from the Baku Qualifying sessions after two marshals were run over after he lost power exiting Turn 7 early in the session, causing the red flags to come out, but he was able to get going again after marshals had started pushing his car to safety.

The video below shows two marshals fall to the ground in the process are they were pushing ahead of Gelael’s rear wheels, they did appear to escape injury in the incident.  Gelael did not participate in the remainder of the session, and was placed under investigation by the stewards for “actions regarding the red flag”.

Gelael was then excluded from qualifying, but given permission to start Saturday’s feature race from the rear of the field.

The F2 statement read: “While being pushed to a safe location by the marshals, Gelael restarted his car which resulted in a dangerous situation for the marshals. He was then prohibited from taking any further part in the session.  “Furthermore, it was decided that he was disqualified from the results, but the Stewards have given him permission to start tomorrow’s Feature Race from the back of the grid.”


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