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Wolff brands Red Bull and Ferrari floors ‘a shocker' as FIA rule them illegal after Austrian GP

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has described the loophole in the regulations exploited by Red Bull and Ferrari as a “shocker.” Section 13 of the technical regulations prohibits any flexing of the floor or the wooden plank by any more than 2mm. The plank is designed to act as a “skid block” so that teams, try as they might, cannot run their cars lower than the regulation ride height. As a result of that purpose, there is a limit to how much the plank is allowed to be worn away during the race and, if there is not enough wood left underneath the car at the end of a race or session, the driver will be penalised. This year, the regulations state that there are two specific parts of...
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