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Technology innovation is a hot topic in many walks of life and motorsport categories. But it can also be controversial. This is the story of a long-running saga that has led to questions about a key aim of a high-profile championship for its governing body
Technology developments being outlawed are nothing new in motorsport. In Formula 1 alone, the list of banned developments is extensive.
Ground effect, six-wheeled cars, flexible wings, traction control, active suspension, mass dampers, and x-wings are just some of the innovations no longer permitted in grand prix racing. The cars are not even allowed to be painted differently within a single two-car team.
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