Mitt uppe i jobb, så blir kort kort nyhet som jag fyller på mer i senare ikvall.
FIA straffade idag McLaren for att ha ljugit under den så kallade ‘Liargate’ med tre tavlingars avstangning. Straffet blir dock villkårligt vilket betyder att det slår in om man upptacker fler fakta som stallet hållit tillbaka, eller om stallet bryter reglerna igen inom ett års tid.
Så här skriver FIA i ett pressmeddelande;
At an extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council held in Paris on 29 April 2009, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes admitted five charges of breaching article 151c of the International Sporting Code relating to events at the Australian and Malaysian Grands Prix.
The following decision was taken:
“Having regard to the open and honest way in which McLaren Team Principal, Mr Martin Whitmarsh, addressed the WMSC and the change in culture which he made clear has taken place in his organisation, the WMSC decided to suspend the application of the penalty it deems appropriate.
“That penalty is a suspension of the team from three races of the FIA Formula One World Championship. This will only be applied if further facts emerge regarding the case or if, in the next 12 months, there is a further breach by the team of article 151c of the International Sporting Code.”
The full reasons for this decision will be issued shortly.