Originally Posted by Dagofast
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.