Arrows faces court

Arrows has paid a creditor which was trying to have it wound up, but may still face a court hearing today

Arrows faces court

According to Reuters, lawyers for Champion Recruitment Ltd say their clients have been paid with costs by Arrows. Champion was the firm which had brought the winding up petition against Arrows, but the payment is not the end of this part of the saga.

"The petitionary creditor has been paid but a lot of others are stacked up behind waiting to step into their shoes," said John Alderton a partner at law firm Hammond Suddards. "The court will decide whether to allow that."

Jos Verstappen is among those seeking payment from Arrows, but it seems the likely outcome of today's court hearing is that the process will be adjourned to a later date, giving Arrows further breathing space.

Attention will then switch back to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix; whether the team will contest it and what view the FIA will take on the current situation.

The FIA is currently considering a written explanation from Arrows about its decision to miss the Belgian Grand Prix two weeks ago.

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