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Ferrari checked ‘at least 10 times’ ahead of Abu Dhabi fuel breach

Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says the team’s fuel load was checked “at least 10 times” through the 2019 season prior to its fine from the FIA in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Ferrari was hit with a 50,000 fine after it was found to have added 4.88 kg more fuel than it reported to the FIA, becoming the first team to fall foul of new pre-race checks introduced this season. Teams are required to inform the FIA how much fuel each car will be starting the race with two hours before lights out, with random checks then taking place to verify these figures. Ferrari has faced scrutiny for its fuel flow meter in recent races amid allegations it had been running outside of the rules to gain...
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