How Mercedes is recapturing the FRIC effect
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How Mercedes is recapturing the FRIC effect

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, Craig Scarborough

Mercedes' new heave damper unit seems to be making up for the loss of an old technology, while Honda's engine upgrades, the late start of Sauber's development programme and hot weather headaches are also providing technical intrigue at Spa

Engine developments, major upgrades for a team very short on those in 2016, more tweaks for the frontrunners and surprisingly hot weather have made the Belgian Grand Prix weekend more technically intriguing than might be expected of a race in the final months of the current rules cycle. But a part that probably won't be used this weekend is also worth a look.

MERCEDES' HEAVE DAMPER

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