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No penalties for Courtney/Percat Race 9 clash

Tom Howard

Sunday 21st May, 2017 - 11:20am

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Nick Percat went on to finish 10th after the clash

Stewards have elected not to issue sanctions following an investigation into the Race 9 clash between James Courtney and Nick Percat.

The two drivers made side-to-side contact on the penultimate laps of yesterday’s race while fighting over 10th position.

The incident saw Courtney fire off into the gravel trap between Turns 3 and 4.

An investigation was completed this morning where it was deemed neither driver was wholly at fault.

Officials have however handed a five-second post race penalty to James Moffat for his role in bumping Courtney off the circuit during the opening lap of the race.

Stewards elected not to issue penalties for incidents involving Taz Douglas/Simona De Silvestro and Dale Wood/Jason Bright.

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