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FIA to clamp down on car copying after Racing Point decision

The FIA will move to further limit what Formula 1 teams can copy from their fellow competitors after upholding Renault's protest of Racing Point on Friday. After siding with Renault's claims that Racing Point illegally borrowed the design of the brake ducts on their 2020 car, the RP20, from last year's Mercedes W10, the FIA Head of Single-Seater Matters Niklas Tombazis is now intending to give further clarification on what it means to be an independent F1 constructor. “First of all copying has been taking place in Formula 1 for a long time, taking photos, and sometimes reverse-engineering them and make similar concepts or in some areas even identical concepts or close to identical as...
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