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Stamping out the flexi-wing: New stricter FIA tests implemented today

Article To news overview © Getty Images/Red Bull Contentpool Formula 1's recent 'flexi-wing' saga is drawing to a close, as the steps taken by the FIA to curtail the practice have begun. While all the teams pass the front and rear wing deflection tests as they were carried out at race weekends, there were suspicions that some teams had found ways to generate flex at high speeds and reap the benefits of that reduced drag, while also ensuring the wings passed all relevant tests. However, with plenty of finger pointing going on between Mercedes and Red Bull as the RB16B's rear wing was suspected of having such a flexi-wing, the FIA issued a Technical Directive to the teams over the Spanish...
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