Australian Grand Prix
The FIA have decided to suspend the three race ban McLaren received for lying to the Stewards in Melbourne. They decided to suspend the ban because of the clear change in culture at McLaren following the departure of team principal Ron Dennis and sporting director Dave Ryan.
There is hope that with the absence of Ron Dennis and the departure of sporting director Dave Ryan a new air of truthfulness and co-operation can exist between the FIA officials and the Vodafone McLaren F1 racing team.
Hamilton’s McLaren disqualified after Australian GP for misleading stewards about letting Trulli passed while behind safety car.
Disputed third place in Melbourne awarded to Hamilton by stewards – Trulli relegated to 12th by 25 second penalty for overtaking under yellow flags.
The Double-decker diffuser gang take five of the eight points scoring places in Melbourne.
Dismal start to the season in Melborne leaves Lewis Hamilton worried about defending his title.