The U.S. Grand Prix outcomes have been confirmed after Components One stewards rejected on Thursday an try by the Haas staff to have them reviewed weeks after the occasion.
Stewards dominated, in a prolonged assertion, that Haas had introduced no vital and related new component that was unavailable to them on the time of the Oct. 22 race in Austin, Texas.
The additionally acknowledged, nonetheless, that their incapacity to correctly implement observe limits violations for all opponents at flip six of the Circuit of the Americas was “utterly unsatisfactory” and an answer wanted to be discovered earlier than the beginning of subsequent season.
“Whether or not the issue is correctly addressed by higher know-how options, observe modifications, a mixture thereof, or a unique regulation and enforcement normal, the stewards go away to these higher positioned to make such assessments,” they added.
The choice was reached after a digital listening to that began on Wednesday and was deferred to Thursday.
Haas, final within the championship, sought the overview throughout final weekend’s Sao Paulo Grand Prix as a result of they believed some rivals exceeded observe limits with out sanction.
Representatives of the governing FIA, Aston Martin, Williams and reigning champions Crimson Bull have been summoned to the digital listening to whereas McLaren and Ferrari additionally attended as involved events.
Haas submitted on-board video footage of 4 vehicles leaving the observe on a number of events at flip six — Williams drivers Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant, Crimson Bull’s Sergio Perez and Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll.
The U.S.-owned staff argued that the observe restrict infringements have been “neither famous, nor investigated nor penalized by the stewards as mirrored within the remaining classification.”
Representatives of Aston Martin, Crimson Bull and Williams all argued there have been no new components because the on-board cameras of all vehicles have been out there to groups in the course of the race and no secondary proof, comparable to CCTV, was introduced.
The stewards discovered the onboard digicam footage of Albon’s Williams and following vehicles was vital however not new, beforehand unavailable or related.
The footage of the opposite three vehicles failed to satisfy any of the necessities.
Albon ended up ninth in Austin with Sargeant tenth. Haas had Nico Hulkenberg end eleventh.