FIA confirms Vettel not in breach of regulations

By Ubaid Parkar, 30 November 2012
© AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis

Sebastian Vettel is the undisputed champion of the 2012 season after Formula 1’s governing body ruled that the Red Bull driver’s alleged dubious overtaking manoeuvre at the Brazilian Grand Prix was within regulations.

Ferrari had written a letter to the International Automobile Federation seeking clarification on Vettel’s move on the Toro Rosso of Jean-Eric Vergne at the season-finale race which was suspected to have been made under yellow caution lights.

If the German would had been proven guilty, he would have incurred a 20-second penalty and would have consequently handed the title to Fernando Alonso by one point.

The FIA replied to the Italian team that the manoeuvre "was not in breach of the regulations, and therefore there was no infringement to investigate”, an explanation which the Maranello-based squad was satisfied with.

In a statement, Ferrari said that it now considered the matter closed while Red Bull was pleased "but not surprised" that there was "no case to answer" in regards to the final results.

 

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