Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Mercedes hearing to take place on June 20

The FIA has a set a date of June 20 for the hearing of the case by its International Tribunal, regarding the tyre test held by Mercedes and Pirelli

Below is a statement issued by the FIA :

Disciplinary procedure against Mercedes and Pirelli (2013 FIA Formula One World Championship)

On 5 June 2013, further to protests lodged during the 2013 Monaco GP by Red Bull Racing and Ferrari Scuderia Team against cars n°9 and 10 (Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team) for having conducted with Pirelli a three day tyre testing using a 2013 car on 15, 16 and 17 May in Barcelona, the President of the FIA, acting as the FIA Prosecuting Body, sent to the President of the International Tribunal a notification of charges against Pirelli and a notification of charges against Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team.

On 5 June 2013, Pirelli and Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team have been convened by the President of the International Tribunal to appear before a judging panel of the International Tribunal.

It will take place at the FIA's Paris HQ on Thursday June 20 starting at 09:30.

The result of the hearing, which takes place a week before the British Grand Prix, will be announced as soon as possible after the hearing.

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