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Is Ferrari the culprit for the FIA's exhaust blowing clampdown?

The FIA has ramped up its scrutiny of exhaust blowing in F1, and reports are suggesting that Ferrari's SF71-H may be at the basis of the clampdown. Nikolas Tomazis, the head of single seater technical matters for the FIA, sent teams a note reiterating the governing body's stance on exhaust blowing, reminding competitors that it would not tolerate trick engine modes that help blowing of a car's rear wing. Spain's Marca is reporting that Ferrari's SF71-H caught the FIA's attention in China for sounding “different” in Shanghai's corners. "There are suspicions the SF71H is using special engine maps that blow exhaust to the rear wing of the car," wrote correspondent Marco Canseco....
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