FOTA will invesitage any breaches of the Resource Restriction Agreement

Ferrari team principal and vice-chairman of the Formula One Teams’ Association (FOTA), Stefano Domenicali, has fired a warning to all teams on the grid that the organisation will investigate any allegations of overspending against the spirit of the cost-saving agreement, and has hinted that such a breach occurred during the 2010 season.

Red Bull Racing has been in most people’s targets as the most likely suspect – quickly denied by RBR team principal Christian Horner – as it marched towards its maiden Drivers’ and Constructors’ championship titled last year, with allegations that it blew its commitment to contain costs under the Resource Restriction Agreement to the tune of over €60 million.

With making a direct reference to the team in question, Domenicali told reporters at Ferrari’s Wrooom event in Italy that an investigation will get underway.

He hinted: “I think all the teams that signed have complied.”

It is believed that Red Bull has been instructed to submit its accounts to FOTA for investigation.

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