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Whiting Coming Down On Teams Actively Designing Rule-Breaking Cars

The FIA's Charlie Whiting has come down on teams using suspension tricks to increase car performance, giving a 5mm limit on height changes from steering lock to steering lock. Speaking on last season Whiting revealed concerns that teams were deliberately manipulating their cars to reduce ride height below acceptable limits in corners, with the end product being improved aerodynamics and grip for offending cars. 'It became clear during the season that some teams were designing the suspension and steering systems in an attempt to change the front ride height of the car,' Whiting said. 'Whilst some change is inevitable when the steering wheel is moved from lock-to-lock, we suspect that the...
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