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Old 06-12-2013, 03:17 PM   #1124
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Originally Posted by JBSmith View Post
What I heard is that M-B could have been testing other things like aero components during the test that might help this this season.
IF they were testing aero components then I could completely understand being up in arms, but that would be difficult to prove without footage, and I'm not sure there is any.

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Originally Posted by A. T. T-W View Post
Probably because the rules governing such tests preclude using a current car and their two nominated race drivers.

News broadcasts and commentators have been eluding to this, but I cannot seem to find that specific section (in regards to the exception for Pirelli requested tire tests). It may be out there somewhere though... If this is so very specifically called out in the rules, I cannot imagine why the team would just blatantly ignore it. I imagine there has to be some grey area they thought they could skirt.

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