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McLaren taken by surprise over sudden FRIC ban

With the news that front and rear inter-connected (FRIC) suspension systems will be banned from the German Grand Prix unless unanimous support can be sought, McLaren's Eric Boullier admits it came as a surprise. The FIA has taken the decision that FRIC systems are illegal and has therefore told the teams that they must be removed for the next event in less than a fortnight. However, should all 11 teams agree to delay the ban, the FIA will do so until 2015 - however it isn't often the teams agree on something unanimously. Boullier admitted they were aware of the FIA's interest in the systems, but weren't aware that they might be banned as almost all of the teams use it to some degree....
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