FIA formalises court date for Haas's F1 Italian GP exclusion appeal

The FIA has formally announced the Haas Formula 1 team's appeal against Romain Grosjean's disqualification from the Italian Grand Prix will be heard in Paris on November 1

FIA formalises court date for Haas's F1 Italian GP exclusion appeal

Haas believes that the Italian GP stewards were wrong to exclude Grosjean from his sixth placed finish at Monza for running an illegal floor and appealed against the decision last month.

Why the Haas floor was ruled illegal

Although an FIA inspection deemed that the front of the floor did not have the required 50mm radius edges at the front, Haas insists it had not had enough time to respond to a technical clarification that had been issued before F1's summer break.

It had asked for special dispensation to run its latest version in Italy prior to making changes to Singapore, but it fell foul of a post-race protest from rival Renault.

Although the November 1 appeal date had previously been reported, the FIA only formally confirmed the details of the hearing on Wednesday.

With Haas having lodged all its paperwork, the FIA has convened a meeting of its independent International Court of Appeal for the Thursday after the Mexican Grand Prix.

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