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BAR Honda has nothing on Team Tyrrell

Updated: May 15, 2005, 11:04 PM ET
By Dan Knutson | Special to ESPN.com

While the FIA penalty leveled against BAR Honda might seem harsh, it is nowhere near as ruthless as the punishment slammed against Team Tyrrell in 1984.

Jenson Button and Takuma Sato were disqualified from the recent San Marino Grand Prix because the FIA Court of Appeal ruled that Button's car illegally used fuel as ballast. As further punishment, the entire BAR Honda team was banned from taking part in the next two races of this season.

Back in 1984, Team Tyrrell was not allowed ...

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