In revealing the summons, the stewards state that Raikkonen’s front wing “deflected more than 5mm under a load of 60N”.
Article 3.9.8 of the Technical Regulations, states that: “Any part of the trailing edge of any front wing flap may deflect no more than 5mm, when measured along the loading axis, when a 60N point load is applied normal to the flap”.
Ahead of a race where anything can – and usually does – happen, try explaining to a casual fan the fact that Kimi could miss out of a possible podium due to an issue that few are aware of, and even fewer fully understand.
More to follow.
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