The FIA’s Court of Appeal rejected Red Bull’s attempt to overturn Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from second place in a hearing on April 14th. Here is the verdict of the court in full.
The FIA has published its reasons for rejecting Red Bull’s appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s exclusion from the Australian Grand Prix.
Red Bull have lost their appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix following a hearing of the FIA Court of Appeal in Paris.
The new cars were considerably slower than their predecessors over a single lap in Melbourne but their straight-line speeds were higher and the race pace was encouraging too.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier described Kevin Magnussen’s drive in the Australian Grand Prix as “one of the finest performances by a Formula One rookie in living memory”.
Following Daniel Ricciardo’s exclusion from second place in the Australian Grand Prix the FIA stewards issued the following explanation for their decision.
Daniel Ricciardo has been stripped of his second place in the Australian Grand Prix after his car failed a technical inspection.
Kevin Magnussen said he was thrilled to finish on the podium in his first race for McLaren – and give the team its first top-three finish since 2012.
Lotus failed to get either of its cars to the chequered flag in Australia but the team felt its showing represented an improvement for the E22.
A pure lack of pace was the main cause of Sauber’s problems in the first race of the season, according to Adrian Sutil.
Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen say Ferrari must raise their game after a disappointing start to the season in Australia.
Fernando Alonso will start the Australian Grand Prix where he qualified after the stewards found he did not impede a rival during qualifying.
Kimi Raikkonen says he wouldn’t have made it into Q3 even if he hadn’t crashed in the final moments of Q2.
Sebastian Vettel’s qualifying performance was impaired by a software problem on his car, Red Bull have confirmed.
Sebastian Vettel and Kevin Magnussen have been cleared of failing to slow sufficiently for yellow flags during qualifying.
Pastor Maldonado will start the Australian Grand Prix despite failing to set a time in qualifying due to an engine problem.
Jenson Button says his chance of reaching Q3 was scuppered by the yellow flag which was caused by Kimi Raikkonen’s crash.
Mercedes are prepared to impose team orders during Sunday’s race if they find themselves in a position to do so, said motorsport director Toto Wolff.
The reliability problems which have dogged Lotus since the team made its belated start to testing remained on the first day of the new season.
Nico Rosberg says Mercedes still have work to do on their brake-by-wire system which they have been “struggling” with.