INTERNATIONAL COURT OF APPEAL - Hearing December 1, 2020 | Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF APPEAL - Hearing December 1, 2020


The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal will take place in Paris:

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Case ICA-2020-05: Appeal lodged by Team MRF Tyres against Decision No. 1 dated 2 October 2020 of the Stewards of Rally FAFE MONTELONGO counting towards the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC

During the Rally Liepaja (14-16 August 2020) counting towards the 2020 FIA European Rally Championship, a report from the Technical Delegate, who found that the fuel analysis made on car No. 9 of Team MRF Tyres (Drivers Emil Lindholm/Mikael Korhonen), showed that the fuel may not comply with Article 252.9.1 of the Appendix J of the FIA International Sporting Code. The Stewards informed the competitor that the decision should be taken after the Rally Liepaja. It was agreed that they would be heard at the next Rally event, i.e. Rally Fafe Montelongo. The Stewards of this Rally, after having heard the parties, decided to disqualify the competitor Team MRF Tyres from the classification of the Rally Liepaja (decision No. 1 dated 2 October 2020).

On October 6, 2020, Team MRF Tyres decided to appeal this decision.


9.30 hrs

Tuesday, 1 December 2020


By videoconference.


The decision will be published as soon as possible after the hearing.


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