F1 main body the FIA is set to inspect the back wing of McLaren’s MP4-25 subsequent explanation concerning the part from competitor teams Red Bull and Ferrari. The request particularly regards an opening situated on the major flat of the device, where it connects with the MP4-25’s engine cover. Among the contentious twice diffuser row having overshadowed the first 2 rounds of last year’s World Championship, the McLaren rear wing matter is the first technical discuss to be raised in 2010. FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting will now travel to McLaren’s Working base in order to check the back wing of the car powering British Champions Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton.
MP4-25’s wing is different and innovative, yes; McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh is quoted as say by The Telegraph after the matter was primary mentioned by Red Bull corresponding person Christian Horner. We have been in speak to with Charlie over a stage of more than a few months to check that it complies with rules and have been guaranteed that it does.
We are very sure that our car is completely lawful, a McLaren spokesperson sustained. We are not conscious of any complaint. In detail, we’ve spoken to Ferrari this morning and they’re not aware of any protest moreover. To elucidate, an FIA spokesperson has also said that the prospect of the wing being deemed unlawful is doubtful: We have no concerns with it but we have been invited by the team to view the car, so Charlie is leaving down to have a look.