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Mercedes in an ‘okay place’ with controversial W15 front wing

© XPB  Phillip van Osten 22/02/2024 at 13:4222/02/2024 at 13:22 The unveiling of Mercedes' W15 F1 car has ignited a debate in the F1 paddock, with the car’s front wing design raising eyebrows for its potential exploitation of a technical loophole. While deemed as entirely legal, the design's ingenuity pushes the boundaries of the regulations, sparking a discussion about the line between innovation and clever manipulation. While the controversial element may be within the letter of the regulations, it has also been suggested that it is well beyond the spirit of the latter. Mercedes’ design features an upper flap configuration that includes an extremely slender element – that...
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