Singapore 2008 under investigation

i see where he coming from as Bernie has apparently admitted that the race shouldve been cancelled / annulled

In an interview with the F1-Insider website last month, Ecclestone said he and then FIA president Max Mosley knew of the situation “during the 2008 season.”

He added: “We decided not to do anything for now. We wanted to protect the sport and save it from a huge scandal. That's why I used angelic tongues to persuade my former driver Nelson Piquet to keep calm for the time being.

“Back then, there was a rule that a world championship classification after the FIA awards ceremony at the end of the year was untouchable. So Hamilton was presented with the trophy and everything was fine.

“We had enough information in time to investigate the matter. According to the statutes, we should have cancelled the race in Singapore under these conditions.“

but let it go felipe, being crown world champion 15 years later is not going to make you feel any better about 2008 disappointment. because those emotions will always live with you. you will never feel like a world champion because you got it through the courts

There's absolutely no suggestion that Massa wouldn't have sailed off down the pit lane, fuel rig in tow, with or without the Safety Car incident so he's knackered in that respect.

We all know the investigation found cough cough 'no evidence that anyone apart from those charged within the Renault team knew of the plan cough cough.

The only realistic solution would have been to deprive Alonso of the win making Rosberg the winner and shifting Hamilton up to second. Of course that doesn't help Massa either.

Who can Massa blame for spinning out of the lead and into the gravel at Malaysia or spinning 5 times in one race on a wet track at Silverstone in the same year?

As shit as that crashgate race was, Massa lost his own championship.

Basically, forget it Felipe.
thats some good points cider_and_toast because as they say in football if you get relegated on final day. they werent unlucky as if they were better over the previous 45 games then they wouldve stayed up. that where you lost it

looking at the stats before the finale, was on pole 5 times & only won from pole twice. then there the 14 pts he gave to lewis by retiring from the opening 2 races
Senile old man, likely in the early throws of dementia, tells story and everyone throws their arms up in horror. Anyway, if the FIA couldn't/wouldn't turn around the result in 2021 there isn't a snowball's chance in hell of 2008 being overturned.
in the unlikely event of anything happening they would just disqualify renault. & give nico rosberg statistically his 1st win & hamilton 2 more points
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