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New FIA tests designed to spot ‘bendy wings'

New tests on the flexibility of F1 cars’ rear wings are set to be introduced following Lewis Hamilton’s comments about Red Bull’s RB16B. After qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix, Hamilton claimed Red Bull’s cars had a “bendy” rear wing which had given them an advantage of “at least three tenths” of a second per lap. But Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, who thought Mercedes boss Toto Wolff had sparked the observation from the seven-time Drivers’ World Champion, responded by saying the FIA are “completely happy with the car…it’s passed all of those tests that are pretty stringent”. Nevertheless, according to Autosport, the FIA have written to all of the...
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