The FIA has scrapped the rule banning team orders from the FIA Sporting Regulations.
As of next year the rule stating “team orders which interfere with the result of a race” will no longer apply.
A statement released by the FIA said:
The article forbidding team orders (39.1) is deleted.
Teams will be reminded that any actions liable to bring the sport into disrepute are dealt with under Article 151c of the International Sporting Code and any other relevant provisions
Ferrari were found to have used team orders during this year’s German Grand Prix.
But the World Motor Sport Council stopped short of imposing a penalty that would have stripped the team or its drivers of points.
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