Fry 'Sure' BAR will be Exonerated

BAR boss Nick Fry has said that he is 'sure' that the FIA's Court of Appeal will exonerate his team of allegations of cheating when it meets on Wednesday to discuss the legality of Jenson Button's BAR at the San Marino Grand Prix

Fry 'Sure' BAR will be Exonerated

With the crux of the case almost certainly revolving around the use of a secondary fuel tank in the 007 car, Fry insisted on Tuesday that his team had not deliberately tried to get around the regulations.

Speaking to The Times, Fry did not deny the existence of the secondary fuel tank and made it clear that the team felt the use of the system was within the regulations.

"There is no way that we would deliberately break the rules," said Fry. "We are using a system we believe is perfectly legal and the stewards in Imola agreed with us.

"I am sure that the court will hear our evidence and see that we are doing everything we can to stick to the rules of Formula One."

BAR escaped instant disqualification from the Imola results for their car being underweight at a post-race inspection when they were able to prove that the car had not run below the 600kg minimum weight limit at any point during the race.

Autosport-Atlas will bring all the latest news from tomorrow's hearing in Paris.

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