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Alfa avoided being ‘killed' by dropping some Ferrari parts

Opting not to run Ferrari's gearbox casing or rear suspension, Fred Vasseur says Alfa Romeo avoided the cost cap 'killing' them. This season, Alfa Romeo took the unusual decision not to use Ferrari's gearbox casing nor their rear suspension, a move away from yesteryear's car. While the C42 is still running the Ferrari gearbox, as it does the engine, the casing is the team's own carbon fibre design. Not only did this allow Alfa Romeo more freedom when it came to designing their rear suspension, it also saved them a bob. 'Today, if you are going with the Ferrari casing and suspension, this is killing you in terms of notional value,' team boss Vasseur told The Race. 'The system of notional...
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