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New porpoising rules in Singapore, circuit too bumpy

According to reports from Motorsport.com the rules around porpoising will be changed for this weekend. This is said to be because Singapore is a much bumpier circuit than most other races on the calendar. Article continues under ad Porpoising has pretty much dominated the conversation this season. The bouncing of the cars, especially at the beginning of the season, was so bad that several drivers complained of back pain and other health problems. The FIA therefore introduced an 'Aerodynamic Oscillation Metric' (AOM), a certain measurement used to determine whether a car bounces too much. If this limit is exceeded, the FIA can issue severe penalties to teams that do not adhere to it. Read...
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