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Interlinked suspension ban a surprise - Boullier

McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has admitted that the recent move by the FIA to ban FRIC systems in Formula One have caught the teams by surprise. Earlier this week it was reported that the FIA, by means of F1 technical delegate Charlie Whiting had written to teams, noting that thorough investigations of the team's different interlinked suspension implementations could all be considered moveable aerodynamic devices. As such, the FIA aim to consider the systems illegal as of the upcoming German Grand Prix, but did leave the door open for teams to find unanimous agreement to postpone the ban until the end of the season. It appears though that this sudden move did not only surprise fans...
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