Analysing the WMSC's decision

Analysing the WMSC's decision

Ferrari escaped further penalties following the WMSC team orders hearing this week, a decision that was welcome with mixed reactions Adam Cooper sheds some light on the whole affair and explains what it all means

On Thursday evening the FIA issued a nine-page report into the previous day's World Motor Sport Council proceedings, some 24 hours after the initial result was issued. Bearing in mind that the WMSC members had a 260-page dossier (and oral submissions) to consider, it's really just a snapshot of what went on, but it does at least give us some idea of how things panned out.

It's easy to lose sight of what it's all about, but to recap the German GP stewards found Ferrari guilty of breaching Article 39.1 of the sporting regulations, which reads as follows: "Team orders which interfere with a race result are prohibited."

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