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Vettel 'hopes' FRIC ban could bring field closer to Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel is hoping the FRIC suspension system ban will help Red Bull Racing and the rest of the field close on the dominant Mercedes' in the German Grand Prix this weekend. Vettel has had a trying season and to date has taken only two podiums, a far cry from his successes in prior years, when he was crowned World Champion four years in succession. Looking to his home race, he said he hoped the decision to outlaw FRIC - Front and Rear Interconnected - suspension systems would aid them, although he is uncertain just what effect it will really have. “As it is one of the things that have obviously got banned now, I hope it brings the field closer to Mercedes,” he said on Thursday...
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