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Mercedes to be handed boost as FIA announces rule change without teams' approval

The running order next season is set for a potentially huge mix-up, after the FIA announced that new regulations will be introduced to eliminate porpoising. The FIA deems the issue to be a 'safety concern', with the Mercedes F1 Team having supplied data to show that the aggressiveness of the bouncing can cause brain damage. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has always insisted on the FIA changing the rules in order of driver safety, with the Austrian having explained the brain damage risk at the Hungarian Grand Prix. “The FIA has commissioned medical work on the porpoising,” Wolff said. READ: Norwegian racer in line to replace Pierre Gasly after ‘English media unleashed a sh*tstorm’...
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