Date: 6th June 2016 at 7:53am
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On the right-hander of Rascasse at Monte Carlo, Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson collided with team-mate Felipe Nasr.

Following post-race investigations, the Monaco Grand Prix stewards handed Ericsson a three-place grid penalty for this weekends Canadian Grand Prix.

He was also given two penalty points on his licence.

But this collision was more than just a racing incident, as it highlighted an issue between the two drivers.

Felipe Nasr had been given a team order by Sauber to let Ericsson through, something that he was clearly not desperate to do.

?We need to sit down, me and Felipe, and just clear the air and move onto Montreal. Of course it shouldn’t be like that. We need to do it soon.? Ericsson told Motorsport Magazine.

Ericsson explained his side of the incident: I caught him by three to four seconds a lap, and when I got on his gearbox I was asking on the radio, ‘What should I do, should I attack?’

‘They said, ‘No he will swap positions, because you are so much faster at the moment.’ And I said, ‘Ok.’


He added: ‘He just kept on going like that for eight laps I think, with them telling me he will swap position, but he wouldn’t do it.