Exclusive: Fisichella Set to be Granted Brazil Win

Italian Giancarlo Fisichella is set to be named as the winner of last Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix after the FIA admitted the result information given by the timekeepers may have been incorrect.

Exclusive: Fisichella Set to be Granted Brazil Win

Italian Giancarlo Fisichella is set to be named as the winner of last Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix after the FIA admitted the result information given by the timekeepers may have been incorrect.

The race was understood to have been stopped during the 55th lap, when Spaniard Fernando Alonso crashed out on the last corner, and the results were therefore classified for the 53rd lap.

But the FIA now understand Fisichella had already started his 56th lap of the race when the signal to stop the race was given, and the officials of the meeting will meet on Friday, April 11th, to discuss the results.

The FIA told Atlas F1 they had "received evidence that contrary to the information supplied by the timekeepers at the Brazilian GP car no 11 had started its 56th lap before the race was stopped.

"If this proves to be the case the race classification would be at the end of the 54th lap and not at the end of the 53rd lap as published. In accordance with article 179b of the international sporting code the stewards of the Brazilian Grand Prix will reconvene on Friday 11th April at 11:00 hours at the FIA headquarters in Paris to review the results of the event.

"All competitors who would be effected by any change to the classification are being invited to attend."

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