The FIA stewards have declared a protest submitted by the Renault Formula 1 team against the Racing Point cars will be heard in the future once evidence has been gathered.
The formal protest by Renault, launched after Sunday’s Styrian Grand Prix, concerned Appendix 6 of the FIA sporting regulations, which relates to listed parts, and what can and cannot be shared between teams.
It relates specifically to the front and rear brake ducts used by the Racing Point RP20, which Renault believes are too similar to those used on last year’s Mercedes W10 than the rules allow.
In stark contrast to the protest made last week by Red Bull Racing on the subject of the Mercedes DAS system, which was submitted on a Friday and thus did not affect qualifying or the race results, Renault took action after Sunday’s Styrian Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll finished sixth and