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F1 teams fail to agree on delaying FRIC ban

Formula 1's 11 teams have failed to unanimously agree on delaying FRIC (front to rear inter-connected) suspension systems until 2015, meaning the system will be classed as 'illegal' during the German Grand Prix weekend onwards. The FIA issued a technical directive last week making clear that it believed the system, which reduces roll and pitch to ensure the car is aerodynamically efficient at all times, is illegal under 'moveable aerodynamic devices'. Despite FRIC having failed to attract much attention from the governing body since it was introduced by Lotus many years ago, intense development in the area has seen the systems become ever more complex and expensive. The FIA therefore is...
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