News Details

Dominant Mercedes to lose 'extreme' Fric advantage

Lewis Hamilton left Silverstone without making a single comment to the media after testing on Wednesday. He might have been advised to steer a wide course around the 'Nico Rosberg is not German' controversy. But there could be another issue he - and Mercedes - were keen to swerve. The FIA's Charlie Whiting has dropped a bombshell on F1 teams, warning them in writing that systems mimicking illegal active suspension - commonly referred to as 'Fric' - probably are in fact illegal. The concept has become so widespread that it is believed every single 2014 car features it. "It came as a surprise. It's not based on any team action," McLaren team boss Eric Boullier told reporters on...
Full Story »
11mo ago from F1Zone.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

McLaren taken by surprise over sudden FRIC ban

With the news that front and rear inter-connected (FRIC) suspension...
11mo ago from TheF1Times.com

FIA to ban FRIC suspension system from German GP

The FIA is set to ban FRIC (front and rear inter-connected) suspension...
11mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Mercedes advantages set to end

Mercedes advantages set to endPosted On 09 Jul 2014By : thisisf1Comment:...
11mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Mercedes advantages set to end

July 9, 2014 .- If the latest developments are any indication, Mercedes'...
11mo ago from F1Plus.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Toba in the battle for the podium at Aragon

It was a good performance from the Asia Talent Team in the FIM CEV Repsol...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Hayden: “I can enjoy myself there”

Former World Champion Nicky Hayden is looking to return to the points in...
1h ago from MotoGP.com

Smith: “The fatigue is no issue”

Bradley Smith returns to MotoGP duties after flying to Japan to test for...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Rookies stirring a potent potion at the Sachsenring

'The Cauldron', such a good name for the Sachsenring, the bowl where the...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
5d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
1w ago from Racer.com

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
5d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: Tyre error almost tripped me up

Rally Poland victor worried about tyre slip-up
13h ago from WRC.com

Toyota's WRC project, are you OK?

Please allow me to pull out the basic facts, or at least what looks like...
21h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

To China or not to China, WRC ponders

First of, this could get a little long and a little incoherent… I...
15h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Idris Elba takes to the stages

Rally the focus of a new television series
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Giroud - Why I love our overseas fans

Olivier Giroud says Arsenal cannot wait to play in front of their...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal Target Ilkay Gundogan Refuses To Rule Out Move...

It has been reported that Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan...
4h ago from Nastytackle.com

Pedro 'to snub Premier League move and fight for his...

Barcelona winger Pedro has reportedly decided against leaving the Camp...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Backroom additions continue & Arteta signs new deal

Morning all, we managed to get through yesterday without a single...
3h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Ferrari slipping back into old habits

Ferrari may be slipping back into old habits, the... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

McLaren chassis one of the best on the grid - Dennis

McLaren chairman Ron Dennis believes the MP4-30's... Read More »
1h ago from GrandPrixTimes.com

Alonso: The message was misunderstood

Fernando Alonso has clarified his comments, after... Read More »
2h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.