Racing Point 'pained' and 'surprised' by Renault brake duct ruling
Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer claims he has been left 'pained' and 'surprised' by the verdict of the stewards after Renault's protest was upheld over the brake ducts on this season's RP20.
Racing Point has until 9.30am UK on Saturday, August 8, to lodge an appeal.
"My take is that the good news from the judgment is that the car is completely legal from a technical perspective so we can continue to run the brake ducts," said Szafnauer, speaking to Sky Sports F1. "It's just a matter of the process which is in the sporting regulations.
"We read the sporting regulations, there was nothing specific in there that says we couldn't do what we did. Other teams have done exactly the same, more than what we did in a way, so it's a bit bewildering.
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