Headline: “Ferrarigate”: Mercedes mobilises with letter against Ferrari
Already on Friday evening (i.e. on the day of the FIA broadcast) an insider equipped to ‘Motorsport-Total.com’ that the FIA broadcast would potentially now not be the tip of the fraud affair for a truly very long time, but handiest the “origin of a truly lengthy path of”.
This appears to be confirmed now.
In the podcast ‘Starting Grid’ in addition to in the parallel published background video with editor-in-chief Christian Nimmervoll it changed into already explained at the weekend that (and why) the ragged thaw between Ferrari and Mercedes has in the meantime become “Cold Struggle” again. A image that coincides with what is now going down in the succor of the scenes.
As ‘F1-insider.com’ reports, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has “sent a letter to all non-Ferrari groups in Diagram 1 (i.e. everyone except Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Haas) to decide on joint action against the personal settlement that the car association has made with Ferrari”.
The opinion is it appears to be to jointly attach stress on the FIA and Ferrari to originate public the exiguous print of the sharply criticized “horse-procuring and selling” about which silence had at the beginning been agreed.
There don’t appear to be any two opinions in the exchange that Ferrari has left the precise build in the sphere of pressure know-how in 2019. However the truth that right here is to be swept below the carpet is riding many a Ferrari competitor to white heat.
Whether Wolff will be triumphant in getting all six assorted groups to connect his letter is currently unknown.
But despite the truth that, contrary to expectations, one or the more than a few ought to mild now not disappear along, one thing is certain: The stress on the FIA now not to let Ferrari procure away so without problems will continue to lengthen in the following days and weeks.
There are mild no top-notch statements from assorted groups about this mushy subject. Which is rarely a shock with this kind of subject.
But when the season opener in Australia will opt space as planned (no subject the coronavirus), the main FIA press convention of the yr 2020 on Thursday in Melbourne would possibly perhaps well well also very successfully be a truly, very involving affair …