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Alfa Romeo undecided over German GP penalty appeal

Aug.1 Alfa Romeo has not decided whether to push ahead with its appeal against a penalty that cost both race drivers points at Hockenheim. Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi actually finished 7th and 8th, but four hours after the race they were relegated out of the points when the FIA found a problem with their race starts. "Even the tech-savvy journalists scratched their heads at the verdict," said Auto Motor und Sport correspondent Michael Schmidt. "I will not bother with the details because nobody understands them anyway." Briefly, the problem was about the relationship between the drivers' use of the clutch and the delivery of torque, which broke the rule about...
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