Posted November 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Ferrari is considering an appeal that could result in Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel being stripped of his Formula One title for an illegal overtaking maneuver in the season-ending race. Video from Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix appears to show that Vettel passed Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne while a yellow caution light was on. If a rules breach is proven, Vettel could be hit with a 20-second penalty, which would move him from sixth place to eighth in the race and give Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso the F1 title by one point. ''Ferrari has asked, via a letter, an explanation from the FIA over VET's pass of VER on lap 4 of the Brazilian GP,'' the Italian team said in a Twitter post Thursday. One of the videos was taken from a camera on Vettel's car. ''We're looking at the video. We have until tomorrow to file an appeal,'' Ferrari spokesman Luca Colajanni told The Associated Press by telephone. Alonso finished second in the r...
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