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Teams opt not to run FRIC in Germany

The FIA has officially confirmed that none of the 22 F1 cars present at Hockenheim for this weekend's German Grand Prix are fitted with a front to rear interlinked suspension system. The use of FRIC, as the system is called, came under threat following a letter from FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting, writing to teams early last week that careful investigation of all the teams' systems proved they were deemed moveable aerodynamic devices. The news put teams running the system under danger of being reported to the scrutineers, soon triggering McLaren and then Red Bull Racing and Mercedes to announce they would not run their system, removing any links that exist between the front and the...
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