At least a single insider says the penalty will most likely not be overturned
By: Gmm on 3/21/2014
LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Daniel Ricciardo finished 2nd in the Australian GP last week, but the Formula One particular driver was stripped of his finishing spot following getting disqualified for a fuel-flow situation. Red Bull and Ricciardo are attractive the decision.
On Thursday, the reigning Formula 1 planet champions lodged the official appeal papers with the governing FIA, after stewards took away Australian Ricciardo’;s second location finish due to fuel movement irregularities.
But it is not identified when the appeal – absolutely to be held in Paris – will consider place.
“How long will it take? Several weeks,” the respected correspondent for Italy’;s Autosprint, Alberto Antonini, predicted.
“With 2 races in sequence, Malaysia and Bahrain, it would be excellent to get a ruling just before the finish of next week,” he extra. “But the timing may not let it.”
At the quite least, the FIA is anticipated to announce a date for the appeal hearing inside of the up coming handful of days.
But “When the case will be held is not known,” agreed Tobias Gruner, the correspondent for Germany’;s Auto Motor und Sport.
“Depending on the complexity of the data that is submitted, it could take weeks. It will most likely not be ahead of the third race in Bahrain,” he additional.
Eddie Jordan, an outspoken former group boss and proprietor, said he doubts Red Bull’;s penalty will be overturned by the global court of appeal.
“They say the (fuel flow) sensor was unreliable,” he is quoted by the German-language T-On the web, “but principles are principles.”
Jordan, now a pundit for British television, said he thinks Red Bull’;s decision to go by means of with an appeal is therefore “very arrogant”.
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