Ferrari escape punishment for suspicious sign….

Ferrari escapes punishment after a suspicious pit sign was spotted….

Ferrari were under investigation by the FIA after an apparent ‘coded’ pit lane sign was spotted by a rival team. This comes after the recent radio ban limiting drivers communication with their team, this is an attempt to make the driver more independent and bring the sport back to its original roots.

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“They are allowed to give the same messages they give on the radio and no more,” said Charlie Whiting FIA Race Director. “There has been some suggestion that by putting the lap count, for example, in red it would mean one thing if it’s yellow another and white another. But we do have a camera looking at all the pit boards so if we see anything unusual we might have to ask why.”

“I think the teams will do their very best to try to get as much information to the drivers as they can, but I just hope they continue to do it in a legal way.”

 

lap boardThe sign read  ‘-3.2-LFS6-P1‘ many people connected this to markings on the Ferrari steering wheel. However, it is revealed Ferrari had an “entirely satisfactory”  excuse as the FIA stated so crassly.

Although the details are unclear as to what that excuse was, most likely the sign was unrelated to the steering wheel and this was only a coincidence or possibly the fact that Ferrari is one of the biggest contenders and with Bernie Ecclestone saying ‘Ferrari are F1’S Rolling Stones’ with a statement like that I wouldn’t be surprised if the excuse sang more to the tune of the FIA letting Ferrari off with a warning…

The fact that Ferrari is one of the biggest contenders and with Bernie Ecclestone saying ‘Ferrari are F1’S Rolling Stones’ with a statement like that I wouldn’t be surprised if the excuse sang more to the tune of the FIA letting Ferrari off with a warning…

 

What do you think about the so-called ‘coded pit sign’ ? Can you decipher its true meaning or maybe have an idea as to what it might mean? Let us know!

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