John Floyd
Motorsport columnist
2 minute read
26 Aug 2020
7:09 am

The Great F1 War: Duct-Gate

John Floyd

Racing Point vs Renault brake duct saga seemingly won't drop anchor soon.

Lance Stroll leading Nico Hulkenberg at last year's Spanish Grand Prix. Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images.

The Racing Point saga continues. The so-named Duct-Gate affair now appears to be reaching a new level of controversy with a few unexpected statements following the FIA stewards’ decision. Racing Point are appealing the decision and team chief Lawrence Stroll has issued a statement warning those behind the accusations that led to the protest that he will not accept the aspersions against his team or personal integrity. Toto Wolff, Mercedes Formula One chief, has informed all involved that he will be “happy to go to court” to eliminate all possible suspicion regarding the status of his team in this ongoing...