Ferrari faces F1 disciplinary hearing

2010-09-08 12:54

Ferrari is awaiting a decision on whether it will face sanctions for breaking rules on team orders at the German Grand Prix.

Ferrari faced a hearing today after Brazilian driver Felipe Massa let teammate and two-time world champion Fernando Alonso overtake him to win the race on July 25.

A ruling was expected later in the day from FIA’s World Motor Council.

The council has the power to expel Ferrari from the championship but a fine or points deduction seems more likely.

If Alonso is stripped of the race victory, he would fall 66 points behind current leader Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ standings.

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