Ferrari have formally appealed against the FIA verdict on Racing Point’s brake ducts, becoming the first of four teams expected to do so.

Racing Point were punished with a 15-point deduction in the F1 Constructors’ World Championship and a 400,000 euros fine after Renault’s protest against them was upheld.

Hours after the verdict was announced on Friday, Ferrari were joined by McLaren, Renault and Williams in stating their intention to appeal in the belief that the punishment was too lenient.

Conversely, Racing Point also planned to appeal in defence of their position, wanting the decision and sanctions overturned.

The 96-hour deadline to officially appeal expires at 9am BST on Wednesday morning and Ferrari ensured they got in with time to spare by announcing their intention on Tuesday evening.

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