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Final Outcome of Abu Dhabi F1 Probe to Be Announced in March

Formula One’s governing physique stated on Thursday it’s going to announce in March, on the eve of the opening race in Bahrain, the result of an investigation into final season’s controversial Abu Dhabi finale.

The 2021 title was received by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen after a change to the standard security automotive process allowed him to overhaul Lewis Hamilton on the final lap and denied the Mercedes driver a file eighth title.

The FIA recognised final month that the uproar was tarnishing the picture of the championship and stated it could perform an intensive evaluation with all groups and drivers to be consulted.

There has been criticism on social media of the obvious gradual tempo of the investigation, with options that Hamilton’s future within the sport might rely on the result.

The Briton has been silent since Abu Dhabi, making no touch upon occasions.

The FIA, additionally largely silent on the method in latest weeks, issued a timetable on Thursday and stated the Sporting Advisory Committee would meet on Jan. 19 and have a look at using the security automotive.

“The following stage can be a shared dialogue with all F1 drivers,” it stated.

“The consequence of the detailed evaluation can be offered to the F1 Commission in February and closing choices can be introduced on the World Motor Sport Council in Bahrain on 18 March.”

It stated newly-elected FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem had requested Peter Bayer, the secretary basic for sport, for “proposals to overview and optimise the organisation of the FIA F1 construction for the 2022 season.”

Mercedes wouldn’t touch upon a report within the Daily Mail newspaper that workforce boss Toto Wolff could be assembly Ben Sulayem, a former rally driver, on Friday.

Much of the dialogue may very well be about the way forward for race director Michael Masi, the Australian on the centre of the controversy.

Wolff stated final month that Mercedes could be holding the FIA to account and wanted motion in addition to phrases.

Formula One’s former business supremo Bernie Ecclestone, whose spouse Fabiana is an FIA vice-president and member of the World Motor Sport Council, instructed the Mail the governing physique ought to stick to Masi.

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