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Controversial Mercedes front wing banned by FIA for 2023

Mercedes introduced a new front wing design during the US Grand Prix weekend. The FIA has now officially announced a ban on the trick Mercedes used with the new design. Article continues under ad The front wing Mercedes brought to Austin was ultimately not used, but controversy ensued. This was because the unused wing had parts (slot gap separators) that would potentially offer an aerodynamic advantage. According to rival teams, the concept was therefore not legal. Mercedes itself also doubted the design and so the new front wing was not used in the final phase of the season. The new design would not be completely in line with the rules. Now the FIA has assessed that the specific design of...
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