Mercedes showed scary strength, then the Formula 1 in Austria finally took the hole in the 2020 season with Friday's trainings. They put clear distance to their usual rivals and, not least, a Ferrari team in trouble.
It came as a big surprise, but also not, that the drivers and team management had to spend Friday evening together with the race stewards and the Red Bull team.
As expected, abolished the austrian team protest against Mercedes' 2020-breeds and their innovative ratsystem called DAS.
the System is so light in the vintertest and is a mechanical device which makes the driver able to correct the wheels out on the long sides, which gives higher top speed and less wind resistance. For the turns they return to their optimal position when the vehicle is to turn.
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it is questionable whether or not Red Bull will get something out of their protest.
Mercedes has been working with the system a long time and clarified the idea in advance with the international motorsportsforbund, the FIA. The germans have found a loophole in the existing rules, the FIA has since changed the technical regulations, so the system is illegal from next year.
As is customary, axed in protest after the trainings, so that there can be a clarification, before the qualification and the race itself.
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