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Russell welcomes FIA's 'promising' action on porpoising

Mercedes' George Russell welcomed the FIA's "promising" decision on Thursday to tackle F1's porpoising problem on the grounds of safety. Ahead of this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix, F1's governing body published a technical directive featuring measures aimed at limiting and eventually eliminating the high-frequency vertical oscillations of F1's new-generation cars. The FIA's action was dictated by the very vocal complaints and concerns expressed by several drivers, including Russell and teammate Lewis Hamilton, who contended that their car's bouncing and bottoming was not only dangerous but also a long-term hazard to their health, with the vertical movement taking its toll on...
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