The FIA warned the teams in F1 that can ask them to waive suspensions if they can’t prove that an aerodynamic advantage that they give is not the original purpose of the concept.
Details of the request Ferrari about the legality of the concept of suspension Mercedes
The team discuss the design of the suspension, which is used by Mercedes and Red Bull Racing from the moment in early 2017 Ferrari sent the FIA a letter about the legality of such a concept.
Secrets and active suspension system FRIC
The document, which the FIA has sent teams were able to see and AUTOSPORT.com. In its letter the FIA has identified five main characteristics nonconforming to the rules of the suspension, namely:
The FIA hope that this explanation will enable the teams to understand what they need to do in order to have their suspension concepts were considered legal.
In that case, if the team can’t convince the technical delegate that the original purpose of the suspension system is to ensure operation of the landing gear and keeping the pilot from the effects of hitting bumps in the racing surface, then the FIA may ban the use of such a system.
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