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Lotus 'still hurting' without FRIC

Getty Images Enlarge Lotus says it is still struggling to adapt to the loss of its Front and Rear Interconnected (FRIC) suspension which was removed before the German Grand Prix. What is FRIC? Front and Rear Interconnected suspension systems link the front and rear to help control the pitch of the car under braking in order to maintain its ride height and gain an aerodynamic advantage. Since teams removed the suspension system it pioneered in 2008 Lotus has clearly lost ground in the pecking order to Sauber. Even though there have been two races and a four-week summer break since FRIC came off the cars Lotus technical director Nick Chester says it is still causing problems for the team...
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