F1 racing

Renault calls for Racing Point to be disqualified from races

Renault’s next circulate in method One’s copying controversy will name for opponents Racing factor to be disqualified from each race at which its automobile changed into protested.

An research into the design system of Racing point’s brake ducts turned into put in movement while Renault protested their legality on the Styrian Grand Prix, claiming they have been a copy of the layout from closing year’s Mercedes.

Renault has protested Racing factor at each race on the grounds that then, with a panel of FIA stewards in the end putting forward final weekend that the rear brake ducts have been in breach of F1’s sporting policies.

The choice, which dealt with all of the individual protests as one, saw Racing factor docked 15 points and fined €400,000, but also allowed the crew to maintain to use the brake ducts for the rest of the season with nothing greater than a reprimand at every race.

That verdict has been appealed by using each Racing point — on the idea that the crew has completed not anything wrong — and Ferrari and Renault, who are looking for clarity on the difficulty and calling for the punishment to move similarly.

leader amongst Renault’s court cases is that it noticed its automobiles disqualified from remaining yr’s japanese Grand Prix over a brake-bias machine that become observed to have broken the carrying policies. On the idea that it turned into disqualified in Japan and needed to cast off the machine from the automobile, Renault is calling for the identical penalty to be carried out to Racing point.

Racing point, which changed into specially vocal in defence of its vehicle’s legality closing week, said it intended to observe through with its attraction in opposition to the original first-class and misplaced points.

The team most important Otmar Szafnauer pointed out that stewards’ personal verdict had conceded that the policies across the exchange in repute of brake ducts from a non-indexed element, which can be bought from some other group, to a listed part, which need to be designed in-residence, changed into not clean.