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FIA set to ban FRIC suspension

Mercedes W05 suspension technical detail 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 Formula 1 teams, warning them in writing that systems mimicking illegal active suspension – commonly referred to as FRIC (front and rear interconnected) - 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...
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