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Alfa Romeo submit appeal against German GP penalties

Alfa Romeo have lodged a former appeal against the penalties which cost Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi points at Hockenheim. The FIA ruled that both drivers had breached clutch regulations at the start of the rain-affected German GP, with their torque delivery potentially giving them an advantage. Raikkonen and Giovinazzi both received 30-second penalties, dumping them from P7 and 8 to P12 and 13 respectively. Team principal Frederic Vasseur confirmed shortly after the ruling that they intended to appeal and had grounds to overturn it. “The situation arose during the laps we spent behind the safety car ahead of the standing start – we suffered a dysfunction of the clutch that...
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