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F1: FIA tribunal to hear Mercedes-Pirelli case on June 20

Published on Jun 10, 2013 11:30 PM

LONDON (REUTERS) - Mercedes and Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli will appear before an international tribunal in Paris on June 20 to answer charges of breaking the rules by testing in Spain last month, the sport's governing body said on Monday.

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement that a notification of charges against both parties had been sent to the president of the tribunal.

"Pirelli and Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team have been convened by the President of the International Tribunal to appear before a judging panel of the International Tribunal," it added.

The verdict will be published "as soon as possible" after the hearing.

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