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Lotus hurt by FRIC removal

Lotus F1 Team Lotus duo Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado believe that the team has been negatively affected by the removal of the Front and Rear Interconnected Supension System [FRIC]. With teams unable to reach a deal over FRIC, it was decided that the system would be removed from cars for this weekend's German Grand Prix. While rival drivers do not believe that the changes have made a difference to the pecking order, Grosjean and Maldonado both feel that the E22 has been harmed by its removal. "We’re still not quite where we’d like to be; it’s not ideal to be out of the top ten but the car doesn’t feel too bad," said Grosjean, who will start the race from 14th...
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