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How the Mercedes test row unfolded

Nico Rosberg insists that the team didn't benefit from the running which was a 'full on Pirelli test.

7 June:

Mercedes will claim Charlie Whiting said OK to the test taking place as part of its defence.

Meanwhile, Ross Brawn says his conscience is clear over the test and that he feels sure there is no case for Mercedes to answer.

However, Sebastian Vettel isn't so sure, saying that the test will have been a 'big help' for Mercedes.

8 June:

Red Bull says it rejected the chance to take part in a test with Pirelli for fear of breaking the regulations.

Pirelli meanwhile skip Friday's press conference in Canada on the advice of lawyers.

9 June:

The ever controversial Helmut Marko hits out at Mercedes and warns that the FIA will 'open Pandora's box' if they don't punish the team.

10 June:

The FIA reveals the date for the International Tribunal hearing into the tyre row, with Mercedes and Pirelli called to appear a week before the British Grand Prix.

Meanwhile, Paul Hembery says Mercedes are still struggling with tyre wear after Nico Rosberg stops three times in Montreal – the only front-running driver to do so.

11 June:

Luca di Montezemolo expresses his faith that the FIA will make the right decision when the International Tribunal hearing takes place.

17 June:

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12.10.2014- Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F14T
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