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F1: Racing Point docked 15 points and fined £361,000 after complaints were upheld 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The complaints relate to the brake ducts used on the vehicles driven by Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll being similar to those utilised by last year's championship-winning Mercedes.
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Szafnauer finds the ‘good news' in the FIA ruling

Szafnauer finds the ‘good news' in the FIA ruling

1 month ago   |   By PlanetF1

Racing Point may be 15 points and 400,000 Euros down but the “good news” for Otmar Szafnauer is that the RP20's brake ducts are technically legal.
After three protests and a hearing on Wednesday, the FIA handed down its ruling on Racing Point's brake ducts on Friday.
A new rule this season is that all teams have to design their own brake ducts, which in the past Racing Point bought from Mercedes.
Last year Racing Point ran Mercedes' front ducts but not the rears given that the back end of the two cars were very different.
Designing this year's RP20, Racing Point based the car's front ducts...
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The main conclusions from the FIA's RP20 verdict

The main conclusions from the FIA's RP20 verdict

1 month ago   |   By PlanetF1

On Friday, Racing Point were deducted 15 points, fined 400,000 Euros, and were reprimanded for two races after their brake ducts were deemed illegal by the FIA as per the sporting regulations rather than the technical regulations.
The main conclusions from the FIA ruling are as follows:
1. Each protest is admissible, as correctly determined by the respective Stewards' Panel at each event, as each was lodged no later than thirty minutes after the publication of the provisional classification and requirements specified in Art. 13 of the FIA International Sporting Code.
2. The effective date...
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Racing Point loses 15 points, get €400k fine after Renault wins F1 protest

1 month ago   |   By Autosport

Racing Point has been reprimanded, docked constructors' championship points and fined 400,000 Euros after the FIA upheld Renault's protests against its brake ducts
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Racing Point lose points, fined for illegal brake ducts

1 month ago   |   By PlanetF1

Racing Point has been deducted 15 points, fined 400,000 Euros, and reprimanded for two races after their brake ducts were deemed illegal by the FIA.
More to follow...
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