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Chevy loses final turbocharger appeal

General Motors - the parent company of Chevrolet - continues to be unhappy with the decision to allow Honda to make the change.

“Despite the ruling from the appeal hearing, GM's position on this has not changed," said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet's US Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports in response to the appeal ruling. "Yes, we are disappointed with the decision. All we've asked from the beginning is that the existing rules and engine regulations be applied fairly."

However, Campbell dismissed suggestions that the ruling would cause Chevrolet to reconsider its involvement with the IZOD IndyCar Series, just months after they returned as engine suppliers to the series after a seven year hiatus.

"We remain committed to competing at the highest level in the IndyCar Series," he insisted.

Under IndyCar's rule 13.11, the decision cannot be further disputed by Chevrolet and the matter is concluded, just one day ahead of the official start of track activity for all teams at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 96th running of the Indy 500.




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Cheating Chevy - Unregistered

May 11, 2012 8:34 PM

shame GM suck it!! cheating fooks that what you get. There is a obvious performance gap that deserves to be bridged. Heck i hope Lotus are able to be on equal footing too. GM just wanna monopolise the series like they do in WTCC. I hope Honda can open a can of whoop-ass on them!



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