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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 30: Romain Grosjean of France and Haas F1 walks in the Paddock before the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 30, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean was displeased after his first corner crash with Nico Hulkenberg in the Hungarian Grand Prix, and Hulkenberg went unpunished for the collision.

Grosjean wants the FIA to create a more clear definition on fair racing, and he told Motorsport that the rules are inconsistent in terms of what should be penalized and what shouldn’t.

“It was a big hit and I went pretty high in the air,” Grosjean said. “He had lots of space on the inside, but he locked things up. … Again, the stewards’ consistency is a bit strange.”

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Grosjean then took a not-so-subtle shot at NASCAR after saying he will discuss the issue with race director Charlie Whiting.

“It’s come up before, and I went to see Charlie after that briefing, because there was some great racing between Vettel and Verstappen in the last race, but it was off track and coming back, so I said what can we do?

“We want racing, but we don’t want wheel-banging, we’re not in NASCAR.”

It doesn’t sound like Grosjean has any interest in ever becoming a NASCAR driver.

Formula 1 drivers and NASCAR drivers don’t often mix due to the difference between the styles or driving and rules. And Grosjean made it clear how he feels about the style of racing in NASCAR.

(h/t Motorsport)

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Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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