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Tech Talk: Hockenheim Analysis

Tech guru Matthew Somerfield took a good look under the skin of the major players during the German Grand Prix weekend at Hockenheim. Just as the German Grand Prix was the backdrop for a competitive order change in 2013 the loss of FRIC (Front-to-Rear-InterConnected) suspensions in 2014 could deliver a similar shift. In 2013 a climb down by Pirelli led to the tyre supplier arriving in Germany with a much more rigid construction. This had an effect on those teams that had done their homework slipping back down the order, whilst the teams that hadn't been enjoying the more supple sidewalls used early in 2013 making strides up the competitive order. The whole ordeal left a sour taste in my...
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