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FIA deeper technical checks not done out of suspicion

More details of the new post-race checks have been revealed, with the FIA saying it is a 'good practice' and they are not doing them out of suspicion. Teams were told via a technical directive at the Bahrain Grand Prix that after every race this season, cars will be randomly selected and disassembled as part of a deeper technical check. It was Valterri Bottas' Mercedes which was the recipient of the first of these closer looks, with the focus specifically on the suspension, and all components were found to be in compliance with the regulations. The FIA's head of single-seater technical matter, Nikolas Tombazis, revealed why they are carrying out these additional checks. 'The reason for...
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