Potential revised standings

William Turner <wturner@acorn.co.uk> wrote: > Well, assuming Benetton _did_ muck about with the fuel-filling system, > it is a very sad day for F1. [...] > I just hope that Benetton are punished severely and that it does not > reflect too...

William Turner <wturner@acorn.co.uk> wrote: > Well, assuming Benetton _did_ muck about with the fuel-filling system, > it is a very sad day for F1. [...] > I just hope that Benetton are punished severely and that it does not > reflect too badly on the rest of F1...

If they are found guilty of such an infraction, cancelling the team's results seems logical. In '84, Tyrrell had its results cancelled for a rules infraction.

Here are what the standings would be if Benetton has its results cancelled. What's this do to the Pick6? :-)

1994 FIA World Championship for Drivers ------------------------------------------------------------------ Points Standings ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Damon Hill (GB) Williams-Renault 10 - 2+ - 10 10 10+10+ - 52 2. Gerhard Berger (A) Ferrari - 10 - 6 - 4 6 - 10 36 3. Jean Alesi (F) Ferrari 6 - - 3 4 6 - 6 - 25 4. Rubens Barrichello (BR) Jordan-Hart 4 6 - - - 2 - 3 - 15 5. Nicola Larini (I) Ferrari - - 10 - - - - - - 10 Mika Hakkinen (FIN) McLaren-Peugeot - - 6 - - - - 4 - 10 Martin Brundle (GB) McLaren-Peugeot - - - 10 - - - - - 10 8. Frenzen (D) Sauber-Mercedes - 3 1 - - - 4 - - 8 9. Christian Fittipaldi (BR) Arrows-Ford - 4 - - - - - - 3 7 Katayama (J) Tyrrell-Yamaha 3 - 3 - - - - 1 - 7 Olivier Panis (F) Ligier-Renault - - - - 1 - - - 6 7 12. Andrea de Cesaris (I) Jordan-Hart - - - 4 - - 2 - - 6 Mark Blundell (GB) Tyrrell-Yamaha - - - - 6 - - - - 6 Martini (I) Minardi-Ford - - - - 3 - 3 - - 6 Karl Wendlinger (A) Sauber-Mercedes 2 - 4 - - - - - - 6 16. David Coulthard (GB) Williams-Renault - - - - - 3 - 2 -+ 5 17. Johnny Herbert (GB) Lotus-Mugen 1 1 - - - 1 1 - - 4 Eric Bernard (F) Ligier-Renault - - - - - - - - 4 4 19. Erik Commas Larrousse-Ford - 2 - - - - - - 1 3 20. Michele Alboreto (I) Minardi-Ford - - - 2 - - - - - 2 Eddie Irvine (GB) Jordan-Hart - - - - 2 - - - - 2 Gianni Morbidelli (I) Footwork-Ford - - - - - - - - 2 2 23. Olivier Beretta (MC) Larrousse-Ford - - - 1 - - - - - 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Schedule ------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Mar 27 Brazil 2. Apr 14 Pacific 3. May 1 San Marino 4. May 15 Monaco 5. May 29 Spain 6. Jun 12 Canada 7. Jul 3 France 8. Jul 10 Britain 9. Jul 31 Hockenheim, Germany Aug 14 Hungaroring, Hungary Aug 28 Spa, Belguim Sep 11 Monza, Italy (Tenative) Sep 25 Estoril, Portugal Oct 10 Jerez, Spain Nov 6 Suzuka, Japan Nov 13 Adelaide, Australia

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Constructors standings by hand:

Ferrari 71, Williams 57, Jordan 23, McLaren 20, Sauber 14, etc

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Eddie Irvine , Johnny Herbert , Rubens Barrichello , Jean Alesi , David Coulthard , Mika Hakkinen , Olivier Panis , Karl Wendlinger , Gerhard Berger , Christian Fittipaldi , Mark Blundell , Martin Brundle , Dan Jones , Andrea de Cesaris , Damon Hill , Michele Alboreto , Olivier Beretta , Gianni Morbidelli , Nicola Larini
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Williams , Benetton , Minardi , Jordan