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Mercedes to run without FRIC at Hockenheim

Mercedes W05 suspension Formula 1 world championship leaders Mercedes are taking no risks this weekend and will remove the sophisticated FRIC suspension system from the dominant W05 for the German Grand Prix. It is understood other teams – including Red Bull, McLaren, Force India, Toro Rosso and Caterham – are also preparing to run without the hydraulically-controlled suspension aid at Hockenheim. That is because they fear some rivals might lodge official protests against the technology, following the FIA's announcement that FRIC might in fact be contrary to the technical regulations. But it is believed the system aboard Mercedes' silver car, which has won eight of the nine...
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