The FIA today confirmed that it plans to take no action over the incident in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix in which Sebastian Vettel overtook Jean Eric Vergne, apparently under yellow flags.
Ferrari confirmed via Twitter that it had asked the question of the FIA, having reviewed the video evidence.
But a marshal waving a green flag could be seen, when the footage was viewed in slow motion, before Vettel made his move on Vergne and that satisfied the FIA’s Charlie Whiting that there was no case to answer.
Whiting told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, “If the lights are not installed at a flag post the driver responds to the first signal that is shown.
“In Vettel’s case, between the last yellow light and the green light there was a green flag being waved.
“The distance is 350 metres here. Vettel responded to the flag and did