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FIA sets September date for McLaren-Ferrari appeal 07 Aug 2007

Race winner Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mclaren MP4-22 leads second place Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari F2007 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Race, Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, 5 August 2007

The International Court of Appeal (ICA) will meet in Paris on Thursday, September 13 to review the World Motor Sport Council’s recent decision not to penalise McLaren for possessing confidential Ferrari data.

The Council found McLaren to have breached the International Sporting Code through their actions, but imposed no sanction as it could find insufficient evidence that the team had made use of the data.

However, FIA President Max Mosley decided to refer the matter to the International Court of Appeal due to the importance of the case and because of claims that Ferrari had not had sufficient opportunity to put forward their version of events.

In fact, Ferrari and all other teams will be allowed to make any relevant submissions to the Court, and all have been invited to attend the hearing, along with members of the press.