Grosjean in the sin bin of the stars

Grosjean in the sin bin of the stars

Romain Grosjean became the first driver to get a race ban for causing a crash since Mika Hakkinen in 1994. Michele Merlino brings you all the details and the rest of the statistics from the Belgian Grand Prix

After Romain Grosjean collided with Lewis Hamilton to trigger a dramatic multi-car crash at the beginning of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, he became the first driver to receive a race ban for causing an accident since Mika Hakkinen in the 1994 German GP.

Three drivers received bans that season: Hakkinen, Eddie Irvine (who was already on a suspended sentence carried over from 1993 when he crashed with Jos Verstappen in Brazil) and Michael Schumacher (who ignored a black flag at the British GP). Irvine was banned for one race (increased to three once he lost an appeal against the suspension) and Schumacher for two.

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