Copy affair: Five formula 1 Teams threaten to appeal

After the controversial verdict against Racing Point in the copy affair in a lengthy legal battle threatening the formula 1. As the automotive world Federation

Copy affair: Five formula 1 Teams threaten to appeal

After the controversial verdict against Racing Point in the copy affair in a lengthy legal battle threatening the formula 1. As the automotive world Federation FIA on Saturday afternoon announced that five of the ten teams term expresses your intention, to go against the imposed sentence in appeal. This will be Ferrari, McLaren, Williams, Renault, and Racing Point.

you now have 96 hours to confirm this intention. The period thus ends on Wednesday at 10: 30 a.m. CEST. The case, in whose centre, as yet, an illegal design process technically legal Brake ducts, and brought before the international court of appeal of the FIA. This would take weeks to months.

Racing Point was occupied on Friday with a fine of 400,000 euros and the deduction of 15 championship points in the constructors ' championship. Renault had previously lodged after three races as a Protest against the used cars of the British team.

Racing Point feels punished unjustly. "We have read the rules carefully and think that we have all followed," said team Manager Otmar Szafnauer. The other parties involved, the punishment does not go far enough, especially since Racing Point is allowed to use the controversial Brake ducts still.

It was not "realistic to expect from a Racing Point, the Brake ducts to re-design or revise, which would mean, in effect, that they would have to forget things you already know," said the FIA Stewards in their ruling. The brake vents are based on the Knowledge of Mercedes.

Racing Point buys the world champion team of many parts is legal, including the engine. Among these so-called "non-listed parts" shafts up to the end of 2019, the brake, since the turn of the year, they must be designed by each Team.

For the season 2020 Racing Point has built, by his own admission, solely on the basis of photographs, with the RP20 is a near-perfect copy of the world champion Mercedes the pre-season. This is the Team with the Silverstone once again as the replacement driver used Nico Hülkenberg (Emmerich), is transported from the wide formula 1 midfield in the group in pursuit of the Mercedes.

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Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 07:27

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