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FIA to allow Use of Current Cars in Future F1 Demo Runs

Formula 1 teams will be able to field their 2018-spec cars next year at demonstration events organised by the commercial rights holders, thanks to a new FIA ruling which relaxes the restriction on testing current cars. The FIA announced the new ruling at the World Motor Sport Council, which will assist F1's owners Liberty Media in creating further demonstration events after the success of London's F1 Live event in July. Currently, F1 teams are severely restricted in the amount of running they can perform with their current-spec cars, as well as year-old cars. Notably, the Haas F1 Team was unable to participate in London as a result of having no older machinery, and the new rules should...
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