The penalty imposed on Lewis Hamilton after the Belgian Grand Prix will be dropped today… if McLaren’s lawyers can successfully prove that Hamilton gained no advantage by cutting a corner at the Spa race. You may have read about the incident.
McLaren will try to overturn the penalty, which amounted to Lewis losing the race victory and a maximum 10-point score, by attempting to prove that Hamilton cut the chicane to avoid a crash with Kimi Raikkonen and by calling on the dialogue the team had with FIA race director Charlie Whiting after the incident. Whiting is thought to have told McLaren that there was ‘no problem’ with the way Lewis handed back the lead to Kimi.
Of course, the FIA might have another opinion…
McLaren-Honda has finally, finally revealed its driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season: Jenson Button will partner Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton scooped the 2014 F1 drivers’ title with a comfortable victory over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In the end, we got the story we wanted.
One of Formula 1’s most drawn-out ‘will they, won’t they’ sagas has finally been resolved ahead of 2014’s season finale. Yep, nearly two months after Sebastian Vettel announced his departure from Red Bull after the chequered flag is waved in Abu Dhabi, it’s been confirmed he swaps Milton Keynes for Maranello. Seb’s off to the […]