Mercedes stresses commitment to “sporting integrity”

2013 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, 2013Mercedes has responded to its summons to explain its controversial Pirelli test at an FIA Tribunal Hearing.

??We welcome the opportunity to explain the full facts of the Pirelli test in an open and transparent manner at the International Tribunal,” said the team in a statement.

“Sporting integrity is of primary importance to Mercedes-Benz and we have the utmost confidence in the due process of the FIA.”

The FIA has called on Mercedes to explain why it conducted a three-day test with Pirelli at the Circuit de Catalunya following the Spanish Grand Prix.

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