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Hamilton downplays FRIC loss

Lewis Hamilton is "really comfortable" losing FRIC from his car, adamant it won't suddenly turn the Championship on its head. In the wake of the British GP, the FIA warned teams that they risked protests if they ran the Front-and-Rear Interconnected Suspension (FRIC) systems. Motorsport's governing body believes its contravenes Article 3.15 of F1's Technical Regulations as it is a moveable part. As such, one by one, Formula 1's leading teams have confirmed they have dropped it ahead of this weekend's German GP. Following announcements from McLaren, Red Bull and Toro Rosso, Mercedes confirmed on Thursday that they have removed FRIC. Hamilton, though, has downplayed concerns that...
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