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FIA to crack down on porpoising from French GP onwards

The FIA has updated its technical directive regarding porpoising in Formula 1, with the new rules to be enforced from the French Grand Prix onwards. Ahead of the previous race in Montreal, the governing body announced it was introducing a technical directive that would define an acceptable amount of porpoising – or “vertical oscillation” – that drivers could be subjected to on safety grounds. While many teams voiced concerns about the move, and even questioned its validity as it could lead to a change in technical regulations, the FIA has been continuing with its analysis and now defined how it is going to monitor the situation.
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