2013 F1 season
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo hopes the FIA will prosecute Mercedes for carrying out a three-day test for Pirelli.
Speaking at the opening of a new Ferrari museum, Montezemolo said: “I do not wish to comment, but I note with satisfaction that the federation is following this incident well.”
“Let?óÔé¼Ôäós hope Formula One can maintain its professionalism and we have faith that those who attempt to circumvent the regulations are pursued and prosecuted, or rather more prosecuted than pursued.”
“We have faith in the FIA,” Montezemolo added.
Ferrari are one of two teams which protested against Mercedes. The FIA International Tribunal will meet on June 20th to examine whether the rules were broken.
Montezemolo said he is keeping a close eye on the team’s performance following Fernando Alonso’s second place finish on Sunday:
“Between today and tomorrow, I will hold a long and detailed meeting with [team principal Stefano] Domenicali and all the engineers: they know what we must do to improve and I am convinced that right to the very last race, Ferrari will be competitive and a contender, that we will not give up and that we have all the elements in place to improve.”
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