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GP Week : Issue 200
F1 >>> nEWs RBR LOSES APPEAL Red Bull Racing’s appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal. Ricciardo lost second place in the Albert Park event after his car’s fuel flow sensor showed readings over the maximum allowed 100kg/hour peak flow. “The Court, after having heard the parties and examined their submissions, decided to uphold the Decision No. 56 of the stewards by which they decided to exclude Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s car No3 from the results of the 2014 Australian Grand Prix,” the FIA said in a statement. The team released a statement, which read; “Infiniti Red Bull Racing accepts the ruling of the International Court of Appeal. “We are of course disappointed by the outcome and would not have appealed if we didn’t think we had a very strong case. We always believed we adhered to the technical regulations throughout the 2014 Australian Grand Prix. “We will continue to work very hard to amass as many points as possible for the team, Daniel and sebastian (Vettel) throughout the season.” at BriEFly » Bob Bell will step down as Technical Director at Mercedes GP at the end of the season. Bell will depart the team in November, after giving his notice at the end of 2013. He joined the team from in mid-2011. » Adrian Newey skipped the trip to China in favour of taking in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship. The Red Bull Racing technical director was at RBR for the Chinese race but preferred the (very) short trip to Silverstone to watch good friend and former driver Mark Webber make his return to sportscars. » Pirelli has announced the tyre compounds to be used in the next three GPs. In Barcelona, drivers will have the choice of Hard and Medium compounds; at Monaco and Montreal, Pirelli will supply soft and super-soft tyres, the latter appearing for the first time in 2014. » Singapore Airlines has signed on as the naming rights sponsor of the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix. The state- owned airline will back the race for the next two years. The event’s previous sponsor, SingTel, back the race from the maiden race in 2008. Red Bull Racing and McLaren may be heading to the courts to determine the future of aerodynamics engineer Dan Fallows. The two teams are in dispute over a new deal between Fallows and RBR, in spite of the fact that McLaren claims to have a contract with him. McLaren boss Ron Dennis told autosport. com that his team has a “legally binding contract,” further claimed that “he’s got no lawful right to change his mind in that way” and that enquires to the team had been met with no response. RBR’s Christian Horner responded to the Press Association. “I’m disappointed in Ron’s comments,” he said. “The matter is now in the hands of the lawyers, but this is something we will defend vigorously. We don’t see there is any case to answer. It’s disappointing McLaren has pursued this route. Perhaps Ron would have been better giving me a call.” For his part, Dennis claimed he’d emailed Horner two weeks ago on the subject, suggesting Horner’;s comments were thus “a bit rich ...” and takes on McLaren over Aero Chief 9 GPWEEK.com // 9 GPWEEK.com // PARTNERS: