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McLaren vetoes proposal to maintain F1 engine cover fin

Formula 1 teams are facing a fresh headache with their 2018 car designs after a proposal to retain the fin on the engine cover was not backed by McLaren. One of the items discussed in this week’s F1 Strategy Group was a change to the car regulations to retain a big engine fin – which could be used to display the larger car numbers the FIA wants to see. But despite extensive work having been put in to create rules, and teams already starting work on their 2018 concepts, McLaren did not vote in favour of the suggestion – as the Woking-based outfit instead wants a smaller version introduced. With unanimous support needed for a change, McLaren’s failure to back it means that the...
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