Daniel Ricciardo's exclusion from the final classified results was Red Bull's punishment to playing dare with the rule book. Unfortunately, although they have good reason to head up an appeal, their efforts may well be in vain.
The FIA made it very clear before the season commenced that they would punish any team that breached the fuel flow limit of 100kg per hour, even by the smallest of margins.
The fuel flow sensor for all the cars is supplied by the FIA but it has been a problematic component during testing. There are slight variations between the sensors although they are all individually calibrated so that their readings fall into a known range. Red Bull, however believe that the...
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