Ralf given penalty, Toyota to appeal

San Marino Grand Prix - Race Round-Up Update The Race Director has referred Ralf Schumacher to the stewards for an incident that occurred with Nick Heidfeld's Williams following his second pit stop. Having reviewed the evidence, the stewards ...

San Marino Grand Prix - Race Round-Up Update

The Race Director has referred Ralf Schumacher to the stewards for an incident that occurred with Nick Heidfeld's Williams following his second pit stop. Having reviewed the evidence, the stewards considered that it was an unsafe manoeuvre and applied a 25-second penalty.

In response, Panasonic Toyota Racing team principal Tsutomu Tomita said: "In view of the extremely vague description of the regulation and a number of similar incidents which have gone unpunished, Toyota has decided to appeal the decision of the stewards in order to clarify this issue for the future."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Ralf Schumacher , Nick Heidfeld
Teams Williams , Toyota Racing