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Old 07-08-2013, 09:33 PM   #1333
A. T. T-W
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Originally Posted by Dagofast View Post
Could someone help with the rules for stopping on the track like Alonso did post race to insure sufficient fuel for testing? I seem to recall that Hamilton or someone was penalized (DQ'd?) for doing the same thing as recently as last season? At the time Matchett made a big deal out of how important it was to have enough fuel in the car to make it back to park ferme and STILL have 1 litre of fuel left in the car for testing.
I think that McLaren were penalised because Hamilton's car didn't have enough fuel for the test and that's why teams now stop a car on the circuit if there's a risk of doing the same.
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