Despite quite clearly having held up McLaren’s Jenson Button in the third stage of qualifying, Felipe Massa has escaped sanction by the FIA stewards and will not suffer from a 5-place grid penalty for his troubles.

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh was particularly unimpressed with the stewards’ decision and told the Daily Mail: "The stewards decided Massa did his best to get out of Jenson’s way.

"On this occasion, his best wasn’t good enough." Indeed, Martin!

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Richard Bailey

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