In the first round of this year, the FIA announced that it would randomly select a car for “exhaustive inspection” to find violations.
EHe is the first car selected by the FIA for the new “deep inspection” announced by the FIA in 2021, and is the Mercedes W12 E Performance by Valtteri Bottas. According to a report in the German publication “Automobiles and Sports”, a team of technical managers led by Jo Bauer conducted a three-hour disassembly and review of Finn’s car.
In principle, no violations will be detected, but it is curious that Max Verstappen is the winning Mercedes (Lewis Hamilton) in the return of the controversial position. Be the first person to be randomly selected for the new attempt to try to detect the “possible trap” in any car on the grid. Bottas ranked third in the first game of the season.
It must be remembered that after the Ferrari engine released in 2019 was able to compete with the engine by boosting gasoline and lubricant additives, FIA President Jean Todt specifically pointed this out. Efforts are made to avoid this type of “gray area”, which cannot be detected by the measurement system installed in the car by the International Federation itself.
in Secret agreement All that the FIA approved Ferrari in March 2020 (never known) is that the Maranello technicians must instruct the FIA to look for possible “secret” other restrictions in all fleets on the grid. At least that was published in various Italian media.
Nikolas Tombazis, head of technology at the FIA, explained in Bahrain: “We do this to eliminate all doubts. This also benefits all teams because it eliminates doubts.” In Fernando Aron Said the Greek who served as Ferrari’s design director at the stage where Fernando Alonso was. Scout.