Red Bull lose Daniel Ricciardo appeal in the Australian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo's second place finish in the Australian Grand Prix was stripped for breaching fuel flow regulations by the FIA. A a reinstatement would have been worth 18 points which would have lifted Ricciardo into third in the driver's race and his team into second in the constructors' standings.

updated: April 15, 2014 16:35 IST
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Paris: Red Bull on Tuesday lost their appeal over Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from second place in last month's Australian Grand Prix.

The world champions had sought to overturn the stripping of Ricciardo's runner-up finish behind Nico Rosberg in Melbourne for breaching fuel flow regulations.

FIA's International Court of Appeal issued a ruling after a six-hour hearing Monday during which Mercedes had called for the punishment to be harsher.

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