McLaren appeal decision to be made today

The FIA have confirmed that McLaren have until 17:00 CET today to come to a decision as to whether to appeal their exclusion from this season s constructors championship and $100 million fine imposed on them by the sport s governing body.

A statement from the FIA reads, The FIA has received a number of enquiries from the international press regarding the deadline for any appeal by Vodafone McLaren Mercedes against the decision of the World Motor Sport Council hearing of Thursday, September 13th. After conferring with the Secretariat of the International Court of Appeal the FIA understands that the deadline for such an appeal is 1700 hrs (CET) on Friday, September 21st.”