Power India System 1 chief Vijay Mallya says that Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon stay free to race regardless of their on-track conflict within the Azerbaijan Grand Prix eight days in the past.
Perez and Ocon turned embroiled in a crew orders debate in Canada earlier than clashing when preventing for a podium place in Baku, leaving each with injury.
In a race of attrition that noticed Crimson Bull win and Williams hit the rostrum, the incident value Power India an opportunity at an honest haul of factors, with all events left disenchanted.
Mallya confirmed that Power India has held talks with each drivers concerning the incident in Baku, and that whereas they’ve been reminded of the significance of the crew end result, they continue to be free to race on-track.
“Since Baku we have had some conversations internally and reminded our drivers that the crew should all the time come first,” Mallya mentioned.
“It is by no means acceptable for teammates to make contact with one another and it actually value us factors in Baku.
“Nonetheless, the occasions of Azerbaijan will not change our strategy. Our drivers can race freely and I am positive they’ve realized some beneficial classes.
“We have given them a aggressive automotive and I do know they’re mature sufficient to work collectively for the great of the crew.”
Perez added: “I am nonetheless feeling disenchanted concerning the misplaced alternative in Baku, however on the similar time I am feeling optimistic concerning the efficiency degree we confirmed. We had been preventing on the entrance and the automotive was working nicely.
“It is only a disgrace my race ended early as a result of there was a terrific probability of ending on the rostrum. I believe we might be simply as aggressive in Austria and choose up some good factors this weekend.”