F1: Abu Dhabi GP investigation results revealed on March 18
PARIS | The results of the investigation by world motorsport (FIA) officials into the events of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where Dutchman Max Verstappen claimed the 2021 world title, will be released on March 18, FIA said. Thursday.
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The governing body had said it had launched an investigation into the controversial Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix on November 20, the last of the 2021 season.
The approach aims to shed light on the circumstances which allowed Max Verstappen to overtake Lewis Hamilton on the last lap on his way to his eighth title, a record, and the role played by the safety car in this outcome.
The FIA has announced that team leaders as well as representatives of the governing body will meet on January 19 to discuss the use of the safety car. The pilots will also be involved in the discussions, she said.
“The result of the detailed analysis will be presented to the F1 Commission in February, and the final decisions will be announced at the World Motorsport Council in Bahrain on March 18,” added the FIA, just two days before the first Grand Prices for the 2022 season in Bahrain.