Mercedes and co. armed with threaten to file suit because of Engine

Shortly before the start of the season, a dispute is raging in the formula 1 . Seven Teams, including industry leader and series champion Mercedes , have att

Mercedes and co. armed with threaten to file suit because of Engine

Shortly before the start of the season, a dispute is raging in the formula 1 . Seven Teams, including industry leader and series champion Mercedes , have attacked in a joint Letter to the international automobile Federation FIA in the strongest possible terms.

the reason for this is a study of the controversial drive unit of Ferrari . The FIA had agreed the conclusion of the tests with the Scuderia, that all content should remain under the two parties. Multiple Ferrari had been in last season's cheating when the engine is accused of.

"We, the undersigned team, were surprised and shocked," said the joint Statement from Mercedes, McLaren, Red Bull, Alpha, taurine, Renault, Racing, Point and Williams on Wednesday. Refer to the communication from the FIA on 28. February. In just six lines of the rule, the authority had communicated to silence at the time, among other things, the mutual standstill and that it had reached an agreement with Ferrari on some of the technical obligations, in order to improve the Monitoring of the drive unit.

engine suddenly much faster

Between the lines, a few not read, that in the case of the Scuderia in the past year, not everything with the right things in the so-called Power Unit delivered must be. After years of Superiority of the Mercedes engine Ferraris drive in the past year had been on the Straight at a time up to a half a second faster.

The seven Teams, which only Ferraris, Partner Teams, Haas and the Swiss racing team of Alfa Romeo, not connected, reserve in the matter under the appropriate procedure of the FIA to take legal action and threaten with a lawsuit.

About one and a half weeks before the opener at 15. March in Melbourne in a season that could be affected by the Coronavirus, already difficult, may be this dispute is not quickly beige. In the case of a publication of the results, the Front could be against Ferrari is still massive. And the FIA could implicate himself, should have rule violations may not be punished accordingly. (dpa)

Created: 04.03.2020, 12:40 PM

Updated Date: 04 March 2020, 13:01

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