United States GP: Perez and Pic escape penalties for clash

The United States Grand Prix stewards have decided not to take any action against Sergio Perez or Charles Pic over their collision in final practice

United States GP: Perez and Pic escape penalties for clash

Pic's Marussia was punted into a spin at Turn 7 when Sauber driver Perez tried to pass down the inside.

Although Perez made his move from a long way back, Pic was on a slow lap at the time and running off the pace. The Marussia suffered minor floor damage in the clash.

A statement from the officials said: "Having heard from both drivers, the stewards are satisfied this was a racing incident."

Had Perez received any censure for the incident, it would have resulted in a grid penalty.

The Mexican had already accrued two reprimands this month, one for impeding Bruno Senna in Abu Dhabi GP qualifying and the other for delaying Pic's team-mate Timo Glock on Friday in America.

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