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Teams fined, drivers escape sanction over tyre breach 19 Oct 2007

Takuma Sato (JPN) Super Aguri F1 Team SA07.
Formula One World Championship, Rd17, Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, 19 October 2007 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren talks with the media.
Formula One World Championship, Rd17, Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, 19 October 2007

The Honda, McLaren and Super Aguri teams have each been fined 15,000 euro by Brazilian Grand Prix stewards for breaking wet-weather tyre rules during Friday’s opening practice session.

Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Takuma Sato all used two sets of wet-weather tyres - one more than is permitted under the Formula One sporting regulations. The drivers themselves were not penalised for the breach.

The three teams will also have to surrender the extra set of tyres that was used in order to ensure they do not benefit from having access to an additional set of part worn, or scrubbed, tyres.