F1 teams think FIA had good reason to act on "rubbery nose boxes"

F1 teams think FIA had good reason to act on "rubbery nose boxes"
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F1 teams think FIA had good reason to act on "rubbery nose boxes"

The FIA has issued a draft technical directive stating that it will be taking a tougher stance on the flexibility of bodywork, specifically front and rear wings, starting from the Singapore Grand Prix. The FIA believes that teams are exploiting certain design features to enhance aerodynamic performance, which is in breach of the regulations. Although the directive is not targeting any specific team, multiple teams have been under scrutiny for several months. Team bosses have welcomed the FIA’s intervention, as it suggests that some teams were pushing the boundaries of the rules. McLaren’s team principal sees it as good news for McLaren and believes it will level the playing field. Ferrari’s chief also trusts the FIA’s decision to issue the directive. Aston Martin has remained tight-lipped about any potential impact on their front wing, but their team principal does not believe it will be a problem.

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Source: Autosport.com

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