Singapore 2008: A little bit of perspective

Singapore 2008: A little bit of perspective

As Renault prepares to face the FIA amid accusations of race-fixing, speculation about a possible sanction if the team is found guilty has inevitably gone wild. Tony Dodgins believes it's the right time to look at the case with a bit of perspective...

So Renault is up before the beak on September 21. By which time all its kit, not to mention its personnel, will be in or en route to Singapore. In vain? Time will tell.

The ‘evidence' will be revealed two weeks hence in Paris, and I can't offer you any further insight I'm afraid. But what if they did it? How dreadful is it really? You can never second-guess Formula 1 but is it the sort of thing that should be prompting speculation of manufacturer withdrawals, lifetime bans, and on and on?

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