F1 » Protest looming 'down under'?


Mercedes' rumoured rear wing F-duct could be the subject of official complaints from rival teams in Melbourne.

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Jon - Unregistered

March 17, 2012 5:57 AM

This is why I love Ross Brawn. F1 should be like this. Red Bull shouldn't complaint, because they've been stepping on the line more than others.

Keep up the good work!

betty swollocks - Unregistered

March 17, 2012 6:40 AM

"F1 is not just the drivers, it's the technology, the engineering, the innovation"..spoken like a true engineer

The problem is..most fans don't have the inclination to embrace the technical side which gives the geeks such a boner and want to see the best drivers battling. Not some poxy duct turning the race into a snore-fest because those that don't have it can't compete.

V6Stroker

March 17, 2012 6:51 AM

F1 is about technology, aerodinamics, bodyworks, innovationN,speed, efficiency, power, suspensions, KERS, braking, ducts, wings, electronics....it is not abt complaints and stupid new rules..

V6Stroker

March 17, 2012 6:53 AM

F1 is about technology, aerodinamics, bodyworks, innovation,speed, efficiency, power, suspensions, KERS, braking, ducts, wings, electronics....it is not abt complaints and stupid new rules..

blzbub

March 17, 2012 7:08 AM

Charlie Whiting's 'i cant see a rule that prohibits it' was very telling. After clarifying what was/wasnt allowed, the Brains department found the loophole. Brawn and brains equals innovation, I expect everyone will copy (except perhaps Red Bull, I still dont know what the hole in the front does exactly), or some more rule changes.

McLarenP - Unregistered

March 17, 2012 8:24 AM

So what's new?? This sort of thing has been going on for donkeys years. Teams will push boundries and see exactly how far they can go - that's motor sport all over!

JACKBEE

March 17, 2012 9:18 AM

Time for a standard, control, (attractive) front and rear wing ?
You might as well, because they are already dimensionally tightly regulated. Just imagine, at the start of the weekend the teams send the apprentices down to the FIA truck with a sackbarrow to collect their wings!

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