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Rossi penalized for second-lap pass

Updated: July 13, 2003, 2:32 PM ET
Reuters

DONINGTON PARK, England -- Italian Max Biaggi was handed victory in the British Grand Prix on Sunday after Valentino Rossi received a 10-second penalty for overtaking while yellow warning flags were displayed.

World champion Rossi had taken the checkered flag, topped the podium and celebrated with the 72,000 crowd when he was summoned to race control to review the incident, which happened on the second of 30 laps.

The penalty meant Honda's Biaggi moved up from second to secure his ...

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