LATEST

POLL: Did Russell Ingall’s penalty fit the crime?

Speedcafe.com

Monday 14th April, 2014 - 10:05am

Share:

thumbRussell Ingall’s abusive tirade at being handed a black flag at Winton has triggered an avalanche of comments from fans.

A large portion were supportive of Ingall’s outburst that was sparked in the wake of the veteran racer pushing David Wall’s #17 Ford into a spin.

After a lengthy inquiry, Ingall was fined $15,000 for his actions which fell under the clause ‘conduct prejudicial’.

With $10,000 suspended until the end of the year, Ingall’s is effectively penalty is a $5000 fine.

He apologised on national television on the grid before the start of the final 200km race at Winton after a day earlier suggesting officials should be hauled before the fans in a statement that was directed at inciting aggression.

While Ingall was remorseful of the way in the way he chose his words, he intends to remain opinionated if future issues arise.

Should drivers be more active in voicing their opinion rather than sticking to the clinical PR line and/or stick their hands in the sand?

Register your say in the poll below.

Speedcafe.com comment policy

Speedcafe.com reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic. Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours.

For support, please contact [email protected]

Speedcafe.com has been established to provide a daily motorsport news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Read the Speedcafe.com promise
Newsletter

Subscribe to our daily newsletter, the best way to get your news first, fast, and free!