Estoril Sept 25, 1994 16.40
The Stewards of the Meeting, after receiving a report from the Clerk of the Course concerning an incident which occurred on lap 38 between cars No. 27 (Jean Alesi) and 31 (David Brabham) summoned the entrant MTV Simtek Ford and the driver David Brabham, in order to give them the opportunity of presenting their defense as they considered D. Brabham responsible for the incident when he forced Alesi off the track.
The Stewards of the Meeting considered that this was an action in breach of art 161 of the FIA Formula One Sporting Regulations. Consequently the Stewards of the meeting, pursuant to article 152 of the FIA International Sporting Code decided to inflict on the driver of car No. 31, David Brabham, the penalty of the suspension of One Formula One Grand Prix.
This suspension penalty is suspended for three Formula One Grands Prix providing that no similar infringement will occur in the meantime.
Estoril Sept 25, 1994 17.50
Following the report of the FIA F1 Technical Delegate concerning the inspection of car No. 26, on which the skidblock is found to be undersized contravening article 3.3 of the Technical Regulations, the Stewards of the Meeting summoned the said Competitor in order to give him the opportunity to present his defence. The Competitor accepted the evidence given by the FIA Technical Delegate, considering that -- may be -- the inconvenience occurred after the second pit stop.
The Stewards of the Meeting decided to inflict on Competior Ligier Gitanes Blondes the penalty of the exclusion of car No. 26, driver Olivier Panis, from the event.
The said Competitor is reminded of his right to appeal under article 183 of the International Sporting Code.
The result is to be amended accordingly to this decision. This decision is laid down at 17.50 hrs this 25th September 1994.
The Stewards of the meeting
CH Fierlant, L Sales Grade, L Barbosa