2010 September 09 archive
More team orders questions for Alonso 9th September 2010, 22:02
Fernando Alonso was put on the spot over Ferrari’s German Grand Prix team orders in the FIA press conference today. Here’s what was said.
The teams and drivers have assembled in Italy for the last Formula 1 race in Europe this year. Have a look at the pictures below to see what some of the drivers have been doing on a sunny Thursday at the historic Monza autodrome.
The FIA has published its full decision concerning Ferrari’s use of team orders in the German Grand Prix. The World Motor Sport Council agreed that team orders had been used and that Ferrari had interfered with the race result.
The layout used today is very similar to that which Giuseppe Farina won the first world championship on 60 years ago. But even with three slow chicanes installed today’s cars will lap it at an average of 250kph (155mph) – 75kph quicker than they did in Farina’s time.
The FIA will publish its full decision not to punish Ferrari further for using team orders in the German Grand Prix later today. While we wait to learn why the governing body chose not to enforce the rule banning team orders, it’s clear the decision will have an immediate effect on the championship. Red Bull […]
The FIA says it will publish a full explanation for the Ferrari decision today, which of course will be on the site when it becomes available. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Ferrari accuse McLaren of secret team orders (Daily Express) “Ferrari have spent a lot of time since Germany briefing against other teams, claiming McLaren told […]