F1 CEO Brings Forward a New Twist in the FIA Ferrari Engine Saga

March 11, 2020 11:40 pm

FIA president and previous Ferrari F1 CEO Jean Todt have revealed to Formula One’s displeased groups that he himself took the choice to hit a secret settlement with his old group over their purportedly unlawful motor.

In a letter seen by Sportsmail setting out his situation in the game’s greatest ‘cheating’ controversy for a decade, Todt additionally uncovered that he counseled Chase Carey, F1 CEO.

Todt’s correspondence has caused anger among all the non-Ferrari-fueled groups, the purported ‘Gang of Seven’. They are thinking about their best course of action in requests for more prominent straightforwardness in the game’s regulation.

The seven teams wrote to Todt requesting to realize why questions over the authenticity of Ferrari’s fuel stream last season. The alleged consequent extra speed was taken cover behind the private understanding.

The groups offered 21 conversation starters in a six-page letter and gave the FIA five days to react. The deadline will pass at midnight on Tuesday night. Both Todt and Carey answered in that time span.

Reports have uncovered that Carey has reached Todt about his consideration in a letter from the FIA to the seven groups that are at present fighting the choice for a non-unveiled ‘settlement’ over the lawfulness of Ferrari’s 2019 force unit.

The Daily Mail uncovered that a five-passage letter was sent from Carey to the FIA expressing that he had ‘no part’ in the examination, its discoveries or the settlement. Yet he stayed steady of the FIA’s treatment of the circumstance.

The response of Jean Todt to the F1 teams

A cutoff time set by the seven fighting groups. Todt released his own announcement to explain some of the points originally set out by the FIA.

“Three options were available. Closing the case, bringing the matter before the International Tribunal or entering into a settlement. And such decisions fall to the president of the FIA, in accordance with the FIA judicial and disciplinary rules”.

“The president informed and consulted with several other key FIA officials as well as the Formula One CEO with the objective of building a consensus on how best to address the case.

“He (the president) solicited and received recommendations from the FIA technical, legal and financial teams. And also took advice from an external experienced attorney.”

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