adrianjordan wrote: ↑
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:54 am
Restomaniac wrote: ↑
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:52 am
This also brings the whole ‘3 components’ issue into play.
What happens if it’s wrecked the battery? Is it fair to penalise a team for something that isn’t totally outside of a normal racing issue?
I don't suppose there is, but they should have a force majeur (spelling??) clause that would allow them to replace any damaged by external (ie not a racing collision etc) events.
Yeah, that would be a good idea, in principle. But, probably means that any accident needs someone assigned blame so the other might be able to claim 'force majeure'
Guess one could limit it by specifying 'stewards may assign force majeure exemption in case of track problems, like loose drain covers, causing damage. But, even there: is a curb stone damaging the car then force majeure? Teams would try to argue it, surely.