‘Bored’ Wolff yet to decide on F1 flexi-wing protest


Tensions between Mercedes and Purple Bull have escalated in latest weeks on the again of F1’s flexi-wing clampdown by the FIA.

Mercedes is sad that rival Purple Bull has been allowed to maintain a bonus for utilizing the flexi-wings for this weekend’s race in Baku, and has indicated that it could elect to protest the workforce if it continued to run them.

A protest could be lodged instantly after any session, however no motion was taken after follow on Friday or Saturday’s qualifying session.

Nonetheless, the door stays open for Mercedes to take motion within the speedy aftermath of the race.

Wolff believes the flexi-wing saga has taken up an excessive amount of of everybody’s time already, however says a remaining name on what his workforce will do has not been set in stone.

He prompt that evaluation of the wing Purple Bull is utilizing for the Baku race shall be the very first thing to take a look at, with the Milton Keynes-based workforce utilizing a unique configuration to the one which brought about controversy on the Spanish Grand Prix.

Requested by Motorsport.com if there was going to be a protest, Wolff stated: “Properly I believe the flexi-wing saga begins to bore everyone, together with myself.

“I suppose we’ll see. I do not know what was on their automotive, and what they will have [for the race]. I believe it is then to determine.”

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McLaren is the opposite workforce that has been sad in regards to the delay within the FIA introducing harder pull again exams to verify on the rear wings.

Its workforce principal Andreas Seidl made clear that it will depart issues to the governing physique to determine if it takes motion ought to groups be noticed operating flexi-wings in the course of the Baku race.

“To be sincere, I haven’t seen an evaluation but of what occurred in qualifying. We have been busy with ourselves, and we normally additionally attempt to simply give attention to ourselves,” he defined.

“However I believe the ball is within the courtroom of the FIA to behave in the event that they assume they must act, inside what can be written within the technical directive. So on our aspect, we simply give attention to ourselves now.”


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