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Why FIA's porpoising intervention may be bad news for Mercedes and Ferrari

Article To news overview © RN365/Michael Potts Ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix, the FIA have ​​announced that they will soon step in, with safety in mind, to reduce or eliminate porpoising in F1. The FIA plan to introduce a metric, based on the car’s vertical acceleration, that will give a quantitative limit for acceptable levels of bouncing. They will also increase the scrutiny of under-car planks and skids, both in terms of their design and wear. That could spell bad news for the teams who are bouncing the most, such as Mercedes and Ferrari. They will now no longer be able to run their cars in ways so that they bounce severely, despite setups in which they do often being faster....
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