Ferrari fail in bid to have Carlos Sainz’s Australian GP penalty overturned despite livid Spaniard’s protests

FERRARI have failed in their bid to have Carlos Sainz’s penalty in the Australian GP overturned. His Ferrari team had decided to seek a review of the incident, which ultimately dropped Sainz to 12th place and out of the points. A statement added: “The Petition is therefore dismissed…We decided that Sainz was wholly to blame for the collision. “However, we decided that notwithstanding that it was the equivalent of a first lap incident, we considered that there was sufficient gap for Sainz to take steps to avoid the collision and failed to do so. He said: “In a way, having him as a teammate saved me.

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