23 Jun 2022

Mercedes F1 push for FIA help on porpoising has “backfired”

In the wake of a push from a number of drivers, including Mercedes duo George Russell and Lewis Hamilton, asking the FIA to help address the extreme bouncing on safety grounds, the governing body moved into action ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.

It issued a technical directive revealing plans to impose a vertical oscillating metric that would force teams to limit the bouncing of their cars, or risk having to raise rideheight.

Furthermore, teams were supposed to be…

Continue Reading on Autosport