“Wolff sends letter to all non-Ferrari teams about FIA report”
By Srihari HS 03 maart 2020 | 17:56
Ferrari signed an agreement with the FIA according to which, findings of the report on Scuderia’s 2019 engine will not be made public. Ferrari will also assist the FIA in investigating power units within the sport in future.
The investigation originally started after Red Bull submitted a formal request to the FIA in 2019 to make a small change to the power unit.
In the subsequent races, it seemed that the Italians had exploited the trick without consultation. The FIA confiscated the engine and started an investigation and even issues technical directives to dissuade the tricks. FIA’s reports may not see the light of day. But that may change if Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has his way.
Wolff takes matters into his own hands
Allegedly, Wolff did not settle for the FIA’s questionable decision not to make the report public. According to various German sources, the Austrian has taken matters into his own hands.
“Wolff has sent a letter to all non-Ferrari teams calling on them to work together against the agreement between the FIA and Ferrari,” notes Formel1 based on information obtained by F1 insider.
All teams except Haas, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, were sent the letters. With the call, Wolff hopes to get hold of the documents to determine how Ferrari cheated in 2019. (Photo: Mercedes AMG F1)
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