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FIA issue directive on trick engine-mode exhaust-blowing

Renault caused some buzz by showing up in Australia with an exhaust pipe pointed upward to its furthest limit and they even added some protective rear wing material. Clearly, the consensus goes, they are blowing hot exhaust air on to the rear wing for more aerodynamic downforce. In China, the buzz was centered around a new paddle/button/switch on Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari steering wheel. Some now consider this to be part of an elaborate engine mode feature which bypasses the compressor-turbine system or routes the flow through the cylinders. The point here is that the accusations are mainly focused on generating exhaust air flow which harkens back to the days of off-throttle exhaust...
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