Thursdays Brazilian Grand Prix appeal to be heard in London 13 Nov 2007
The FIA has announced that McLarens Brazilian Grand Prix appeal, which is set to take place on Thursday, will now be heard in London, not Paris. The change of location has been blamed on this weeks planned transport strikes in the French capital.
The British team lodged an appeal after the Interlagos stewards ruled that BMW Sauber and Williams should not be punished, despite suggestions that their cars had run with fuel more than the permitted 10 degrees Celsius below ambient temperature.
After carrying out an investigation, the stewards decided there was not enough evidence to justify sanctioning the teams and the result of the race was declared official. Nico Rosberg finished the Brazilian race in fourth for Williams, while Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld crossed the line in fifth and sixth for BMW Sauber.