F1 » Teams at risk of diffuser protests


Charlie Whiting says teams without a blown diffuser could launch protests in Spain

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UncleSam

May 21, 2011 1:25 PM

The timing of this situation is nothing more than an effort of the FIA to fabricate competition artificially over the next three events. The teams would have no time to react to any rule changes until after Canada, with Monaco next week and Canada beyond, being a fly away race. It is a shame that what used to be pinnacle of motorsport, is now the sideshow of motorsport. Is it any wonder that the FOTA want to break away?

Rob01 - Unregistered

May 21, 2011 5:14 PM

The system is already banned. FIA giving time for teams to adjust doesn't make it legal now. My guess is that they want infighting with the teams. Lets see if one of the small teams lends FIA a helping hand and protest after the race.

eprune - Unregistered

May 21, 2011 11:20 PM

f1 is becoming a farce.
ridiculous prices for spectators
artificial overtaking
fia not banning illegal devices
politics money money politics
race? no you cant. the cars are incapable.
it was said today in qualifying - the race tomorrow is all about tyres and pitstops.
what happened to racing? where did it go?

107SS2009

May 22, 2011 6:13 AM

To me it seems that the FIA is on a warpath, as I can't understand why they embarked on this clampdown at the fifth race of the season when this system was being refined for all that long time, it might also be that they are sort of fomenting the small teams about the possibility of a protest.

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